Competition is everywhere that we look and business is no exception. Unfortunately (or fortunately, depending on how you look at it) in order to be successful in your chosen career you need have at least a modicum of competitive spirit. After all, without it you are likely to be taken out by the guy next to you that wants it more than you do and is willing to go for it in ways that perhaps you are unprepared to do. While it’s certainly acceptable – and clearly often desired – by many employees to just go to work and be comfortable, there are those employees that desire to be extraordinary in their craft and they will go to great lengths to ensure that they achieve their goals.
The Masters of Business Administration – or MBA – has always been one of the ways in which we, as employees, have been able to show our strong commitment to staying on the cutting-edge of our field. This is a degree that, no matter how you slice it, gives us the competitive edge when we go in for an interview and are up against other people who may not have such a degree. And it most definitely gives us the edge in a job market where companies are downsizing in order to stay afloat in the economy. We need to make ourselves indispensable and an MBA is one way to do just that.
But who has the time to go back to school and earn an MBA when we are already working so tirelessly to do our jobs on a daily basis? Well, thanks to the Internet, we all do! Now, with technology on our side, we are able to earn an online MBA in the comfort of our own home.
In the next post, we’ll discuss the ins and outs of online learning and the benefits of an online MBA.