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April 15, 2014

Lifestyle

Becoming Better is a Team Sport

By: Bhavik Trivedi '15  |  april, 2014

We’re all 90s kids here so I’ll just come out and say it – I first heard about this concept on a Full House episode. It was another one of Bob Saget’s pearls of wisdom. He was telling Stephanie (the middle child) how it only took 30 days to set a new habit. Well, since then a lot of other people have said the same thing. I think some of them had science-y degrees. There were a few TED talks on it too. Well, with the start of 2014, a gentleman named Ryan Mattison (know him? Shy? Not very involved?) gathered a group of us together for a great purpose – to set a new resolution every month. We creatively called it the Resolution of the Month Club. I think Oprah would be proud of that name. We’ve, um, had mixed results.

Suiting Up, Dressing Down: 10 essential items that every guy should own

By: Diana Yan ‘15  |  april, 2014

Dapper. Custom built. Full canvas. Made to measure. Quality. Suits. These words cross my mind as frequently as stock symbols in a ticker stream across CNBC and Bloomberg. Needless to say, I have a crush on menswear. My internship at a custom suit making company that’s disrupting traditional suit retailers has only heightened my appreciation for men’s fashion and tailored clothing.

Chilean Economists and Sea-Lamprey Tacos: An Interview with Walmart's VP of International M&A

By: Lauren Anderson ‘15  |  april, 2014

The Emerging Markets Summit is coming up April 12th and is sure to bring some fantastic perspectives from around the world. Chicago Business caught up with jet-setting Booth alum, Leslie Mueller Fletcher, to see the world through her eyes. Fletcher is Vice President of International M&A at Walmart and discusses how to prepare for the risks and challenges of working in emerging markets as well as the dynamic international retail industry. You can hear more of Fletcher’s experiences and insights on April 12th at EMS!

Chilean Economists and Sea-Lamprey Tacos: An Interview with Walmart's VP of International M&A

By: Lauren Anderson '15  |  april, 2014

The Emerging Markets Summit is coming up April 12th and is sure to bring some fantastic perspectives from around the world. Chicago Business caught up with jet-setting Booth alum, Leslie Mueller Fletcher, to see the world through her eyes. Fletcher is Vice President of International M&A at Walmart and discusses how to prepare for the risks and challenges of working in emerging markets as well as the dynamic international retail industry. You can hear more of Fletcher’s experiences and insights on April 12th at EMS!

Suiting Up, Dressing Down: 10 essential items that every guy should own

By: Diana Yan ‘15  |  april, 2014

Dapper. Custom built. Full canvas. Made to measure. Quality. Suits. These words cross my mind as frequently as stock symbols in a ticker stream across CNBC and Bloomberg. Needless to say, I have a crush on menswear. My internship at a custom suit making company that’s disrupting traditional suit retailers has only heightened my appreciation for men’s fashion and tailored clothing.