After Round 2 deadlines were past, we exhorted everybody to dive in with life. To get out of their comfort zone and step up to the plate and embark on all kinds of other annoying rah-rah cliches.
Today we’ve got a few links to articles we’ve come across to hopefully keep you motivated!
Next – we’re cheating a bit since this is actually linked from the first article (by the same author): The 8 Qualities of Remarkable Employees
Finally: Regardless of where you are in the process of applying to bschool – submitted in Round 2, getting started on next season, or gloating that you’ve been accepted already – it doesn’t hurt to do some reflection on leadership. Having a good idea of what this means for you – a working hypothesis, so to speak – can serve you well, not just in writing about your own accomplishment stories, and telling them to an interviewer when you are called for that important MBA interview opportunity, but just in general, as a means to figure out what that is to you, and how you can be more of that.
Then, apply it in your life.
Instead of using a Gandhi quote at the top of an essay, why don’t you take this opportunity to go be that change you claim you want to see in the world?
Bonus article, for anyone who’s not planning to resign in a few months to head off to bschool: How to Ask for a Raise