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Make just one change

Just making one change in your daily routine could make you happier and more productive at work. That is, according to Shawn Achor, author of The Happiness Advantage, who maintains that happiness is a choice. Stetson University Executive MBA alumnus Penny Miller of Cohort 7 found out about his book and wants to pass along […]

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Yvonne Chang, an alumna of the Stetson University Executive MBA’s Cohort 5, was a runner-up for the 2011 Don Quijote Award for Professional of the Year. Chang was a finalist with peers José Costa, vice president of Nodarse, a Terracon company, and Jaime Piñero, director of sales for CenturyLink. Costa won the Professional of the […]

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Danielle VanCola joined the Stetson University Executive MBA program in August 2011, and she has already earned a promotion at Wyndham Vacation Resorts. VanCola is one of many Stetson Executive MBA students and alumni who have recently been promoted. Stetson University congratulates these Hatters and proudly recognizes their accomplishments. Danielle VanCola was promoted from Junior […]

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Graduate student enrollment in the United States dropped last year, according to a recent article in The Chronicle. But now, in Stetson University’s Executive MBA program, the numbers are higher than ever. The article points to a study, Graduate Enrollment and Degrees: 2000 to 2010, which shows that new student enrollment fell 1.1 percent between […]

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Wouldn’t it be great to win money from a lottery if you were “caught” going the speed limit on a highway? That’s what drivers in Stockholm, Sweden, are experiencing thanks to an experiment that encouraged people to create games that motivate a positive change. This “gamification” is an idea that was addressed at the Executive […]

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By Christina Laemers Stetson University Executive MBA Cohort 9 student Walt Disney Co. Communications Manager “It was the most difficult and most rewarding thing I’ve ever done.” This was the sobering, yet optimistic testimonial I collected from Darcy, a long-time colleague and friend who, only a month prior, had donned a cap and gown and […]

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A shift in the world of marketing has led to a new appreciation for the analysis of data. A report in The Wall Street Journal, “Business Schools Plan Leap Into Data,” discusses an emerging trend among graduate and undergraduate business schools to add classes, certificates and degrees geared specifically toward business intelligence, or data analytics. The […]

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The importance of an education for your career, written by Stetson University Executive MBA Cohort 4 alumnus Cathy Martin: I was in my thirties when I confronted the beast that was my education to that point. There I was, in a management  job  I loved (Director of H.R. for a large diversified manufacturing and marketing […]

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Craig Feldman, a graduate of Stetson University Executive MBA’s Cohort 5, now has three letters to add to his name besides MBA: PMP. Feldman recently completed a course through the Stetson University Project Management Certificate Program and passed the subsequent test to become certified as a Project Management Professional. Feldman currently works as a Project Manager […]

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Cathy Martin, Stetson University Executive MBA alumnus from Cohort 4, says that little things can make a big difference when it comes to your online persona. Have you posted something that was helpful or harmful to your career or personal brand? Your career development and job search processes will involve publishing. When I say publishing, […]

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