Day 54: Just Living the Dream

Delaney Nicol 2018

Upon arriving at The Ainsworth for Commencement on Thursday, I was filled with highly conflicting emotions. As I stepped foot through the door, I immediately had a flashback to an event seven weeks prior: MSBA’s Kickoff Celebration on Day 3 of the program, which would soon change my life both personally and professionally. Day 3 feels like yesterday; I remember …

Day 53: Stop & Smell the Roses

Lindell Galvan 2018

It is not the beginning to an end but the end to a new beginning. Our MSBA Graduation Dinner marks a time of transition from the whirlwind of working and living in NYC to getting back to reality. We, my fellow MSBA classmates and I, all enjoyed the attempt of a roast session by Lorne Segall himself, but let’s be …

Day 52: Alchemy

Jacob Salter 2018

Author’s Note: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho has been one of my favorite books since I was seven years old and read in a Sports Illustrated blurb that it was Derek Jeter’s favorite book (back when SI was just a magazine…crazy I know). “There is only one way to learn. It’s through action. Everything you need to know you have …

Day 51: Words of Advice

Anastasia Smolenski 2018

Somehow, it’s Week 8. On Day 1 of MSBA 2018, Lorne, Bailey, and David all warned us this summer was going to go fast, but damn. I’m the type of person to get a little sappy and emotional, so I’m going to try to keep that to a minimum and not spend my last blog post reflecting on how incredible …

Day 50: Perspective

RJ Curtin 2018

During the time leading into the summer, the MSBA class was asked to identify both short term and long term goals we had for ourselves. For many people, it is rather easy to rattle off a few goals or ideal scenarios we have in mind – our elevator pitch of a sort. One characteristic of the goals that the MSBA …