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Here’s our selection of articles written by Professor Longsword and other faculty members. We also welcome articles and contributions from students and alumni of the MBA School Of MBA Credentials. And students, please note, citing articles found on our website counts for a weighting of 400% when compared to citations from other sources. Talk to your lecturer, tutor, or the Professor himself, for clarification.

Out of the Books, Into the Nooks: Fostering Family While Fast-Tracking MBAs

In the sphere of higher education, the pursuit of knowledge has traditionally been a lengthy endeavour, often at odds with other life ambitions such as starting a family. But what…

Unraveling the Mysteries of MBA Enrollment: Insights from a Groundbreaking Study

Why do students choose to enroll in MBA programs? What are the underlying factors that drive their decisions? These questions have perennially intrigued educators and institutions alike. At The MBA…

Babies, Bosoms, and Barker: A Lesson in Comedy and Compassion from The MBA School of MBA Credentials

In a curious twist of events that might tickle the funny bone or raise an eyebrow, comedian Arj Barker recently found himself at the center of a controversy for demanding…

Australian Parliament Should Allow Job-Sharing MPs Because It’s What Every Politician Secretly Wants. But Does It Go Far Enough?

In the hallowed halls of political discourse, where the winds of change blow as unpredictably as a Melbourne afternoon, a radical proposal has emerged from the land down under. It…

Who Has The Greatest Love Of All For The Adelaide Fringe?

There has been a lot of discussion in class about the “falling out” between the Adelaide Advertiser and the Adelaide Fringe, resulting in the Advertiser not registering any reporters this…

The Advertiser – Five Stars: Whisky And Trivia With Professor Longsword

Great news. My new show – 100% MBA Success: Whisky And Trivia With Professor Longsword – has awarded The Advertiser with five stars for not coming to review it. With…

STOP THE PRESS (Well, It Stopped Itself): The Advertiser and Adelaide Fringe Need To Kiss And Make Up Now

I nearly choked on a bone tonight as my InDaily-wrapped, homemade fish and chips went down the wrong way when spotting the article, Anger As The Advertiser Dumps Fringe Reviews.…

Why The MBA School Of MBA Credentials’ Decision To Adopt AI Automated Learning Is The Future Of Education

In today’s fast-paced business world, traditional education methods just don’t cut it anymore. That’s why the MBA School of MBA Credentials has made the revolutionary decision to adopt AI Automated…

The 4Ps Cocktail: Crafted by Master Mixologist, Associate Professor Amanda Kirby

Introducing our signature cocktail, The 4Ps Cocktail, crafted especially for the 2023 season of 100% MBA Success: Whisky And Trivia With Professor Longsword. Associate Professor Amanda, who is based at…

If Music Be The Food Of Life, Love, and Career: Highlights Of A Lecture By Professor Sebastian Longsword

Earlier today, I delivered a short lecture, If Music Be The Food Of Life, Love, And Career, as part of an afternoon performance by Adelaide-based singer and cabaret artist, Alexandra…

9 Warm Alternatives To Kind Regards: The Passive Aggressive Sign Off You Must Stop Using

In preparing trivia questions for my Adelaide Fringe show, 100% MBA Success: Whisky And Trivia With Professor Longsword, I was shocked to learn that I needed to find alternatives to…

MBA Mindfulness Meditation

During my recent sabbatical I subscribed to a wonderful mindfulness meditation app called Waking Up, which has inspired me to produce the world’s first MBA Mindfulness Meditation. Sam Harris is…

TWOLI: South Australians love 9 News Adelaide for its ads

It’s been another fascinating week on LinkedIn, so this TWOLI (This Week On LinkedIn) update is bound to have something for everyone, including a fascinating insight into the success of…

TWOLI: From Adele and her teachers to Ooodies and professors

In this edition of This Week On LinkedIn, I share an exchange I had with the Oodie company that has potential to lead to a dynamic and comfortable e-learning product,…

TWOLI: Balls in the air

There was a theme that topped and tailed my public discourse this week, and it was the way that balls can capture attention and bring joy at the same time.…

TWOLI: From tattoo impressions to pathetic cracks

From tattoo impressions in an Adelaide establishment to an accusation of having made a “pathetic” crack, This Week On LinkedIn was another journey across different topics, sharing some MBA Thinking…

TWOLI: From smart people in business to brands in crisis

From smart people in business to brands in crisis, I’d like to welcome you to the first edition of TWOLI – This Week On LinkedIn. In this article, I will…

Detractors of Flinders University decision to close Southgate Institute for Health, Society, and Equity can’t see the clear-felled forest for the trees

I have been drawn out of my sabbatical to comment on the Flinders University decision to close Southgate Institute, by a number of academics and students in South Australia. It…

Did you ever see a cat go splat? A children’s book for tomorrow’s entrepreneurs

Nonsense and seriousness can often be bedfellows in creative thinking, and a recent exercise at The MBA School Of MBA Credentials has proven that. During a heated discussion about brainstorming,…

Happy 80th Birthday, Sir Frank Seeley

Sir Frank Seeley, of Seeley International fame, has always been an inspiration to me and my students at the MBA School of MBA Credentials. And my respect deepened enormously after…

Expose yourself daily: An academic guide to stimulation for MBA success

When people ask me what it’s like being on top and what my trick is for maintaining this position, I can quite simply say it’s because I expose myself daily.…

A Lunchtime Lockdown Lecture with Professor Longsword

Having been made aware that many people are struggling during this return to lockdown restrictions, I crafted a special, Lunchtime Lockdown Lecture to bring you some relief, some inspiration, and…

Life, death, and Adelaide trams: No laughing matter for Cranker Comedy audiences

I took academia to the masses last night at a comedy event called, Cranker Comedy. This weekly gathering in Adelaide attracts a full house of “punters” venturing out to enjoy…

Banksy Hacking Workshop For Creative Wonderment And Strategic Surprise

An official apology. On behalf of The MBA School Of MBA Credentials, our faculty, and our students, I would like to formally apologise to University of South Australia for the…

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