My friend and colleague Theo Nguyen-Cao posted on his blog about considering graduate school. He inspired me to dig up some reflections on my B-School experience and my startup lifestyle.
I’ve learned a few things working on startups while going to B-School. Here’s just one:
Creation of value means more than selling more
Delivering value to shareholders is often cited as a business objective. Certainly that is a component of what value creation entails, but thereâ€™s more to it. There are elements of value creation that include building better products for customers, aligning organizational and social objectives, and reducing impacts to other parties.