The Achievement Index

Welcome to the School of Management's Achievement Index blog. Email your ideas and questions to us at kteleish@nyit.edu.

Impactful Leadership: Hillel Fuld

Blog | Nov 22, 2021

In this episode, our host John Rebecchi, Ph.D. (M.B.A. ’83) sat down with Hillel Fuld, a Global Speaker, Technology Blogger, Vlogger, Writer and Business Advisor. Named Israel's top marketer, Hillel shares his journey towards going all in on his passion while dealing with imposter syndrome. Listen in as we learn why writing skills is crucial, how creating FOMO (fear of missing out) is essential as an entrepreneur and what it means to be an impactful leader.
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Alumni Profile: Ning Wang

Profile | Nov 15, 2021

After attending an event celebrating New York Tech’s 20 years in China, Ning Wang (M.B.A. ’21) decided that the Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics (JUFE) M.B.A. program in Shanghai was the right program to advance her education.


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Cohn Honored Among Long Island’s Top 50 Women in Business

Feature | Nov 03, 2021

Deborah Y. Cohn, interim dean of the School of Management, was honored as one of the Top 50 Women in Business by Long Island Business News. The award recognizes Long Island’s top women professionals for their mentoring, business acumen, and community involvement.


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Alumni Profile: Andy Zhang

Profile | Oct 26, 2021

Andy Zhang (M.B.A.’ 20) hopes to create a new platform for shopping by bringing documentary films and e-commerce together.


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Relentlessly Resourceful: Kirk Anderson

Blog | Oct 25, 2021

In this week's episode, our host John Rebecchi (M.B.A. ’83), Ph.D. had the pleasure of speaking with Kirk Andersen, co-owner and director of operations for SQ4D, a construction technology company based in New York, SQ4D.
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Student Profile: Larabe Imran

Profile | Oct 15, 2021

Larabe Imran is gaining first-hand experience through her on-campus jobs and involvement with the Student Government Association, which she says will help prepare her for life after graduation.


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Refresh Investing with Boaz Rahav

Blog | Oct 13, 2021

In this week’s episode, our host John Rebecchi,Ph.D. (M.B.A. ’83) and Boaz discuss how entrepreneurship often involves failure before achieving success. If you decide you have what it takes, Boaz believes you need to be passionate, know what you are good at, and be willing to take risks. In this episode, we also learn the skills required to be an entrepreneur today and the importance of following your gut.
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Alumni Profile: Russell Makofsky

Profile | Oct 05, 2021

After receiving his M.B.A. from New York Tech, avid chess player Russell Makofsky (M.B.A. ’09) combined his chess skills and business training to create his dream job: teaching the game to young students.


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The Art of Resilience

Blog | Sep 27, 2021

In this episode, our host John Rebecchi (M.B.A. ’83), Ph.D. sat down with Eric Malka, Co-Founder of Ingredients Inc, a wellness brand. Known for its radical transparent approach, Ingredients Inc dominated the natural, health and wellness space by listing ingredients, all of which are 100% plant-based. Prior to starting this venture, Eric and Myriam co-founded a prestigious brand, The Art of Shaving, which was acquired by Procter & Gamble in 2009.
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Student Profile: Melanie Jelen

Profile | Sep 01, 2021

Master’s candidate Melanie Jelen (B.S. ’20) is the recipient of the 2021 Women Economic Developers of Long Island Madeline Orsini Scholarship. She spoke to The Box about the award and her plans for the future.


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