Category Archives: Alumni and Business Professionals

Gifford Nielsen: Lessons on Leadership and Giving Back

Former BYU and NFL Quarterback, Gifford Nielsen, shares some lessons on leadership and how he and Steve Young are giving back through their work with non-profit organizations like the Forever Young Foundation. Gifford recommends two books to students interested in … Continue reading

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NFL Footbal Legend Jerry Rice

Have you ever wanted to meet a childhood hero? Listen to Cameron Rich talk to one his football heroes Jerry Rice about the Forever Young Charity event.

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Qualtrics, the story of one survey at a time

MBAs are no strangers to surveys! Every day it seems we are filling one out for each other. That means we have used Qualtrics. The company was started in the basement of a BYU professor, Scott Smith and then grew … Continue reading

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Sam Harrison – Not Your Typical Entrepreneur

Listen to BYU business school graduate Sam Harrsion tell his story of overcoming adversary. Despite a debilitating snow boarding accident, Sam now runs his own business.

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Leaving Madagascar for the BYU MBA Program

Can you imagine leaving everything to come start an MBA program in another country? On top of that, imagine that you lost all of you life savings on the trip over. Listen to Liva and Mino Rasamoela talk about their … Continue reading

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Miller New Venture Challenge (NVC) 2013

Listen to Sara Clark talk to organizers and teams from the Miller New Venture Challenge.

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Looking for a tech job? Listen to a great discussion from one of your very techie MBA students

There are a lot of great tech companies out there. Apple and Yahoo certainly stand in the spotlight. A fellow BYU MBA that interned at Apple shares his unique insights and then about his future job at Yahoo.

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Dress for Success in the Workplace

“You never get a second chance to make an impression!” Alicia Richmond, founder of Chic on a Shoestring, took a moment with Marriott MBA Today to share recommendations how women can dress professionally. Many of these great tips can even … Continue reading

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The VCIC Competition at the BYU MBA program

The Venture Capital Investment Conference lets you experience being a venture capitalist with 24 hours to make a bid for a company. How do you win? Listen to a BYU MBA for tips to win at the school level and … Continue reading

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Understanding LinkedIn – Part 2

Let’s talk LinkedIn Strategy. What does it mean to have an effective LinkedIn networking strategy? Listen to Ryan Seamons, LinkedIn full-time MBA hire, discuss LinkedIn.

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