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LDP Student Reports

Student Report: Joy on Demand

Student Report: Joy on Demand

By Munashe Makava, 2nd Year LDP The Joy on Demand workshop was an extension of the mindfulness training we went through last year. Last year’s training gave us exercises to do daily to exercise our minds, based on focusing attention on a chosen object. Joy on Demand on the other hand incorporated that training as […]

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Student Report: A Presentation on the Role of Stress and Physicians with Chris Hicks, MD

Student Report: A Presentation on the Role of Stress and Physicians with Chris Hicks, MD

By Rushabh Shah, 2nd Year LDP This summer, I returned to the med school, as part of the MD/MBA curriculum.  The first rotation I had back was through NYU’s Emergency Department.  On July 20th, the department invited speaker Chris Hicks, MD, to give a presentation on the role of stress and physicians while treating patients in […]

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Student Report: Discussion with ABC Freeform Executives

Student Report: Discussion with ABC Freeform Executives

By Ariana Chapman, LDP Class of 2016 Two executives (Revenue Partnerships and Strategy and Integrated Marketing) from ABC Freeform about the company’s name change from ABC Family, a channel for television and movies targeting “Becomers” generation (14-21 year-olds addressing the question “Who are you becoming?”).  The channel came to the realization that they were no […]

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Student Report: Tom Szaky

Student Report: Tom Szaky

By Nicole Andrew, LDP Class of 2016 Photo from news.com.au Tom Szaky came and spoke to the class about establishing and growing his firm TerraCycle, now a global recycling company. Tom described how he founded the startup and came to commercialize his idea to package fertilizer in used soda bottles. The most inspiring part of Tom’s […]

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Student Report: A Negotiation with Olaf de Bakker and Robert Maguire

Student Report: A Negotiation with Olaf de Bakker and Robert Maguire

By Vijay Nori, LDP Class of 2016 The discussion featured high stress negotiations where both buyer and seller are pushing hard on a single lever – price of the good in opposite directions. Buyer pitch In any negotiation, understanding the true purpose of the counterparty is important. This becomes doubly important when the counterparty is an agent. In […]

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Student Report: A Fireside Chat with Tommy Kail

Student Report: A Fireside Chat with Tommy Kail

By Katherine Ressmeyer, Stacey Han, and Jarrod Burke Managerial Skills professor Dolly Chugh invited Tommy Kail, the Director of Broadway-hit Hamilton, to speak at Stern on Monday, March 28. Beyond touching on his impressive resume, which in addition to Hamilton includes In the Heights and Grease Live!, Kail spoke about the role leadership plays in the theater. As the director, he is […]

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Student Report: Take the Lead

Student Report: Take the Lead

By Katherine Ressmeyer Gloria Feldt, the former CEO of Planned Parenthood and co-founder of Take the Lead, spoke on Monday as part of SWIB’s women’s week. After speaking to her growth trajectory at Planned Parenthood, where she worked for 30 years, she shared her insight into women in the corporate world. Feldt said the largest difference she […]

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Student Report: Michael Lebowitz

Student Report: Michael Lebowitz

By Munashe Makava and Jorge Fernandez-Cuervo Michael Lebowitz, Founder and CEO of Big Spaceship The event was a town hall where Michael started by telling us of changes that had taken place in the company since the time the case we studied in the Leadership in Organizations class was written. The audience then had the opportunity to […]

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Student Report: NYU Leadership Week 2015 Panel

Student Report: NYU Leadership Week 2015 Panel

by Rushi Hazaray, LDP2 Student & Dual Degree MBA/MPA Rushi Hazaray, a second year LDI Student & Dual Degree MBA/MPA recently had the opportunity to attend a NYU Leadership Week 2015 panel on leadership development as part of her studies at NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. The panelists were: – Amparo Hofmann-Pinilla, Director, The Ghanian […]

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