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In a Mid-Career Rut? Here’s How To Escape It

Work can become a bit mundane, even for people who truly love what they do. But there are new ways to escape the tedium, Maryland Smith experts explain.

Friday, October 19, 2018
Time for a Change in MBA Education?

MBA students gain essential tools that enable the kind of critical thinking required to solve problems and lead companies. But there is a downside to the curriculum, Maryland Smith's Rachelle Sampson writes.

Thursday, October 18, 2018
Is Cable Poised for a Comeback?

The proliferation of video streaming services could lead to the resurgence of a model that has long appeared to be at death's door: The cable model.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Steve Case on the 3rd Wave of Internet Innovation

Steve Case, co-founder and former CEO of AOL, says the third wave of internet innovation is now under way, but for the U.S. to continue to lead, it needs to think bigger. 

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Why Women-Led Hedge Funds Love Risk

It’s long been believed that if you want to rein in risk-taking, hiring women as top managers can help. But new research suggests that it can have the opposite result.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018
The Modern Interview Thank You Note

You’ve applied for a new job and aced the interview. Congrats! But don’t forget to send a thank you note. Here's what it should say.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018
The Saving-Too-Little Myth

This isn’t another article about avocado toast, the delicious scapegoat to an entire generation’s money problems.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018
The Good News in NAFTA 2.0

Absent from the trade agreement between the U.S. and Canada are the car tariffs the Trump administration had threatened to impose.

Monday, October 1, 2018

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Buyers of luxury fashion can be passionate, even territorial, about the brands they shell out for. But can they be loyal?

Feeling anxious about a big presentation at work or an upcoming job interview? Maryland Smith’s Tricia Homer suggests a seven-minute workout that can shake off nervous energy, and help you focus and shine.