In his book, “What They Don’t Teach You at Harvard Business School,” Mark McCormack made an interesting discovery about the 1979 graduating MBA class. Within the group, 3% had written goals, 13% had thought of some goals and the balance were just thrilled to be out of school.
John Douglas highlights that what’s really intriguing is what happened ten years down the road.
Here are the results and success of the group after a decade:
The group that had not-written their goals 13% of the class, but had thought about them were making TWICE in their Profession compared to the 84% of those who had no goals after leaving Harvard.