Archive for November, 2007

Recap

I can’t believe it’s been almost two months since my last post. Things got very hectic, very fast. I know I won’t be able to recall everything, but I will try to do a quick recap of what’s been going on.

September:

  • Attended Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Discovery Forum. Really enjoyed the entrepreneurship portion of it. Coming into Darden, I knew I wanted to start my own business, but attending this forum really confirmed it for me.
  • Went to my last large company briefing, 3M. Seems like an interesting place to work at, plus, we got some free post-its. Gotta love free stuff.
  • Darden provides the opportunity to listen to many speakers, including alums, business leaders, even politicians. Bryan Simms gave a great speech on failures and mistakes. Read more about it here.
  • Darden Cares 5K was a success, with over 400 participants, we raised over $7,000 for Juvenile Diabetes. I was checking people in and it was a little crazy because of so many race day registrants. Remember to register ahead of time next year! The best part was seeing all the Darden students who participated in the “Best Business Attire” contest. Can you run 3.1 miles in full business suit?
  • The month ended with the beginning of two case competitions. I was team captain for the NAWMBA case competition, as well as the Innovation Challenge. It was the inaugural year for the NAWMBA competition and unfortunately my team didn’t make it to the finals. The IC was a lot of fun, and I think my team had a really great idea. We ended up 27th out of 287 teams from all over the world. Not too bad, for our first try.
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  • Mohop shoes August 24, 2008
    This is a really neat concept of using one wood and rubber shoe base and an innovative patent-pending straping system to “create” a virtually unlimited number of sandals.  In fact, the mohop website states that their shoe has been dubbed the “infinity sandal.”  Aside from potentially saving the custumer money by eliminating the need to [...]