Category: School

  • Private Pilot

    Private Pilot

    I got my private pilots license (PPL) flying a Cessna 172S. I primarily trained with Aspen Flying Club at Centennial Airport (KAPA), in addition to a number of training flights originating from Western Air Flight Academy at Rocky Mountain Metro Airport KBJC. My solo cross country training flights were from Centennial KAPA down to Pueblo…

  • Analysis of Human Capital Management Strategy for Vail Resorts

    Analysis of Human Capital Management Strategy for Vail Resorts

    Slides from an analysis of the human capital management plan for Vail Resorts, done during my MBA Human Capital Management class as a group project and presentation.

  • Analysis of Netflix’s History and Business Model

    Analysis of Netflix’s History and Business Model

    University of Denver Daniels College of Business Executive MBA Cohort 67 Issue Identification The three key decisions Netflix is faced with coming to terms with at this point in their history are: Licensing its proprietary movie and media recommendation engine to 3rd party providers, while maintaining its existing DVD rental service as one of many…

  • Frozen Money: The Economics of Antarctica

    Frozen Money: The Economics of Antarctica

    Science and Operations in Antarctica has been a keen interest of mine for many years. During the Austral Summers of 2012-13, 2014-15, I worked at a number of locations in Antarctica. In this paper, I take a closer look into the sources of funding for American operations in Antarctica, as well as explore a number…

  • Leadership on the High Seas – Dawn Riley at the America True

    Leadership on the High Seas – Dawn Riley at the America True

    Leadership is a critically important factor affecting any team or group venture. In this paper, I analyze the leadership and management style of Dawn Riley, CEO and Captain of the America True Sailing Team, as she guides her team to race for the 1999 America’s Cup. Dawn Riley Case Abstract Dawn Riley is the CEO/Captain of…

  • HBR – In the Company of Givers and Takers

    HBR – In the Company of Givers and Takers

    “False acceptance”, overcommitment, and an imbalance of giving/taking behavior is a huge consideration in both the workplace and our everyday lives. It’s been a subject that I’ve been keenly aware of and interested in, stemming from my days working in interactive media in NYC. This article from the Harvard Business Review is a great analysis…

  • Justice: What’s the Right Thing To Do?

    Justice: What’s the Right Thing To Do?

    Over the next few weeks, I’m going to be going through Harvard Professor Michael Sandel’s  Ethics and Morality course “Justice: What’s The Right Thing To Do”. It’s part of my University of Denver MBA program’s Executive Leadership class, and I’m glad that we’re incorporating so many high quality resources into our overall curriculum. Justice: What’s the…