Education isn’t just about MBAs

By Fatmanur Erdogan, Hürriyet Daily News It is today’s hot trend. University students dream about finishing their undergraduate degrees and applying for an MBA. It is the thing to do. Many of them don’t even understand why they need one, but they figure a trend is a trend and it must be followed. An MBA […]

Talent: Whose job is it?

By Fatmanur Erdogan, Hürriyet Daily News Ask any CEO or senior level executive what his biggest challenge is, and the answer is almost always finding and keeping talented people. The world is in a talent hunt. Companies look for the best and the brightest because they know to compete and make a difference requires finding […]

Time To Shake Things Up

By Fatmanur Erdogan, Hürriyet Daily News “Be fearful when others are greedy, and be greedy when others are fearful,” says Warren Buffet, the world’s richest man. We nod our heads in agreement, but it’s difficult to actually muster the courage to follow his advice. In our economic times, fear has replaced hope. Some people have […]

More Than Just Facebook

By Fatmanur Erdogan, Hürriyet Daily News In 1985, the first domain name,, was registered in the U.S. In 1994, the Internet became widely known among the general public, and the first third-party services for processing online credit card sales began to appear. In 1995, revolutionized the use of the Internet, doing business on […]

Business Gen Y Style

By Fatmanur Erdogan, Hürriyet Daily News They are your youngest hires. They were born between 1978 and 1995, and you might think of them as juniors, newbies, kids. But they are the Millenials, and they should be taken seriously, because they are our future business leaders. When the current generations retire, they will be the […]