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BLOG: New year, new challenge…I am studying for an MBA

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Anthony McCormack

New year…new challenge. I have decided to study for an MBA (Master of Business Administration).

For those of you who aren’t aware of an MBA, it’s an internationally-recognised degree designed to develop the skills required for careers in business and management.

I like to see myself as a lifelong learner and a big believer in education. So this is something that I am really looking forward to getting my teeth stuck into.

As part of developing my business, Macstaff, I realise the need to develop the business owner…and that’s me.

Studying for an MBA

My current career objectives, reviewed regularly, are to become a multi-entrepreneur and millionaire. This will be achieved through a portfolio business strategy. I am a great believer in aiming high.

Studying for an MBA will help focus my personal development efforts which currently comprise of a raft of books, podcasts and seminars.

I will be tackling an Executive MBA in Human Capital which is also classified as a Level 7 apprenticeship.

It will also bring academic rigour back into my learning and with the marvel of neuroplasticity*, the process will actually help me be a more capable learner in future.

I love learning and this is why I am so excited to get started.

More specifically, the MBA will bring me up to date with HR and recruitment best practice, something that will be invaluable when running a business like Macstaff.

Business Mindset

It will also give me both credibility and kudos and allow me to improve my strategic business mindset and my financial/numerical literacy.

Due to the affiliation with esteemed organisations including APSCO, Grant Thornton and Cranfield University, the MBA also provides an excellent opportunity to expand my network.

In recruitment, I firmly believe that “your network is your net-worth” as New York Times best-selling author and public speaker, Tim Sanders once said.

I like meeting new people and there could be potential new clients and candidates on the course. Securing an MBA will, I expect, also give me an affiliation with the wider global MBA community.

I hope the MBA will help me dream, design, plan and deliver further growth of Macstaff. I don’t intend to be standing still in 2020.

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*I don’t use long words that often, so I thought I had better add this on…