Ahead of the Curve: Two Years at Harvard Business School

  • 10h 7m 22s
  • Philip Delves Broughton
  • Recorded Books, Inc.
  • 2008

In this candid and entertaining insider's look at the most influential school in global business, Philip Delves Broughton draws on his crack reporting skills to describe his madcap years at Harvard Business School. Ahead of the Curve recounts the most edifying and surprising lessons learned in the quest for an MBA, from the ingenious chicanery of leveraging and the unlikely pleasures of accounting, to the antics of the "booze luge" and other, less savory trappings of student culture. Published during the one hundredth anniversary of Harvard Business School, this is the unflinching truth about life in the trenches of an iconic American institution.

In this Audiobook

  • CHAPTER ONE Let's Get Retarded
  • CHAPTER TWO Starting Over
  • CHAPTER THREE A Place Apart
  • CHAPTER FOUR Riding the Booze Luge
  • CHAPTER SIX Formin', Stormin', Normin', Performin'
  • CHAPTER SEVEN To Beta and Beyond
  • CHAPTER EIGHT The Risk Master
  • CHAPTER NINE Insecure Overachievers
  • CHAPTER TEN Ethical Jihadists
  • CHAPTER ELEVEN Extreme Leverage
  • CHAPTER TWELVE Chasing the Curve
  • CHAPTER THIRTEEN Big Hairy Goals
  • CHAPTER FOURTEEN “Watching My Children Grow Longer”
  • CHAPTER FIFTEEN Graduation
  • CHAPTER SIXTEEN A Factory for Unhappy People