Twitter is a great source for the latest business and leadership news if you know where to look.
Here are 50 Twitter accounts every MBA student should follow.
1. 30 Second MBA
Run by Fast Company, 30 Second MBA offers quick snippets of advice from leaders of some of the world’s leading companies.
How To Write Thought-Leadership Pieces That Get Published And Don’t Make Editors Want To Die: trib.al/uFZ6oKK
— Fast Company (@FastCompany) November 30, 2012
2. MBA Game Plan
Administered by the co-authors of the book, Your MBA Game Plan, this account links to articles that are relevant to current and future MBA students.
Get links to the latest blog posts and stories about business and finance published by Bloomberg BusinessWeek.
4. The Economist
The Economist has a special account for its “Which MBA?” section. This account posts nothing but MBA-related articles. However, they often have a negative slant.
— The Economist (@EconWhichMBA) December 1, 2012
5. Harvard Biz Review
Read the latest blog posts and management tips posted on the Harvard Business Review website.
Governments are rushing to provide start-up programs, but their basic premise is flawed. s.hbr.org/Vb98wd
— Harvard Biz Review (@HarvardBiz) December 1, 2012
6. Fast Company
Keep up with the latest developments as Fast Company reports on changes that may become the future of business.
7. Business Insider
The Business Insider publishes business news and analysis.
Follow Forbes for business news, investment advice, and the inside scoop on the wealthiest and most powerful people in the world.
— Forbes (@Forbes) November 26, 2012
9. FOX Business
Get more business news from the FOX Business Network.
The Week Ahead: It’s All About Jobs fxn.ws/Vk8G4i
— Christina Scotti (@ChristinaScotti) November 30, 2012
For the entrepreneurial-minded MBA student or anyone interested in small business, Entrepreneur Magazine’s Twitter account is a must-follow.
11. NYT Business
The New York Times is another good source of business news.
12. Guardian Business
Add a little international flavor to your business news with Guardian Business.
Tesco’s Philip Clarke will be disappointed if he’s wishing for better figures at Christmas gu.com/p/3c8b5/tf
— Guardian Business (@BusinessDesk) December 2, 2012
13. Stanford Business
The Stanford Graduate School of Business offers business news, research, and ideas.
What assumptions do we make about age? @reuters explores signs of age bias in Silicon Valley culture: stnfd.biz/fJvbc
— Stanford Business (@StanfordBiz) December 2, 2012
14. Steve Forbes
The chairman and editor-in-chief of Forbes Media shares his opinions on the government and business. Steve is one of the co-authors of Freedom Manifesto: Why Free Markets are Moral & Government Isn’t.
15. On Leadership
The Washington Post has a separate account for its leadership section. Tune in for leadership news and articles.
16. American Management
Advance your management skills and boost your success with the help of the American Management Association.
Get your FREE MyAMA Account for instant access to 1,000+ articles, webcasts, podcasts & more. | ow.ly/fEGIC
— American Management (@AMAnet) December 2, 2012
17. Brian Tracy
Brian Tracy is an author, speaker, and success expert.
“The most important thing about goals is… having one.” –Geoffry F. Abert
— BrianTracy (@BrianTracy) December 2, 2012
18. MBA Podcaster
Listen to their biweekly podcasts for interviews with MBA students and faculty as well as information about the admissions process, job opportunities for recent graduates, and more.
19. Shep Hyken S
hep Hyken is a customer service expert and author of The Amazement Revolution.
Be in the moment. Recognize that what you’re doing right now positively impacts a customers decision to do business w/ you in the future. — Shep Hyken (@Hyken) December 1, 2012
20. Stanford: Leadership
Leadership quotes and articles from The Center for Leadership at Stanford.
Chris Lehane: The Ten Commandments of Damage Control [Video] stnfd.biz/fJvXG
— Stanford: Leadership (@StnfrdLeadrship) December 2, 2012
21. Michael Hyatt
Michael Hyatt is the author of Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World. He tweets about leadership and productivity.
Too often, we believe we can’t change our energy level. Here are 44 ways to boost yours. mhyatt.us/f8kHRy
— Michael Hyatt (@MichaelHyatt) December 2, 2012
22. FT Management
The Financial Times offers business and management news and analysis.
23. Ken Blanchard
Author of dozens of books, including The One Minute Manager, Ken Blanchard knows a thing or two about management. Follow his posts for leadership articles, webinars, and motivational quotes.
Leadership is not about you… it’s about the people you lead! — Ken Blanchard (@kenblanchard) November 30, 2012
24. Drucker School
MBA You’ll find business articles as well as information about what’s happening at the Drucker School here.
— Drucker School MBA (@DruckerSchool) November 8, 2012
25. Seth Godin
Seth Godin is the founder of Squidoo.com and author of several books, including The Purple Cow and Permission Marketing.
Seth’s Blog: The cycle of customers who care bit.ly/TzxcZA
— Seth Godin (@ThisIsSethsBlog) December 1, 2012
Dave Ramsey offers his take on leadership and entrepreneurship.
27. Top MBA
Find information about the world’s best business schools and MBA programs, including rankings, admissions requirements, and more.
Tips Insightful leadership tips and quotes without links or promotion.
4 characteristics of admired leaders: honest, forward-looking, competent & inspiring (via Kouzes & Posner) #leadership
— LeadershipTips (@LeadershipTips) November 25, 2012
29. TED Tweets
Don’t miss the latest TED Talks. Follow this account to keep up with what’s new.
— TEDTalks Updates (@tedtalks) November 30, 2012
30. Mary A. Molloy
Mary Malloy is an executive coach and author of Design Your Own Destiny and The Buck Starts Here.
31. MBA Outlook
MBA Outlook covers the entire MBA industry worldwide, providing helpful information for executives as well as business schools and their alumni.
32. Michael McKinney
Michael McKinney shows you how to lead from where you are now, starting at any level.
First Look: Leadership Books for December 2012 goo.gl/fb/hZ4ld from Leading Blog
— Michael McKinney (@LeadershipNow) December 2, 2012
33. Marketing B2B
Check out this Twitter account to keep up on business-to-business marketing news.
— Marketing B2B (@MarketingB2B) November 30, 2012
34. Entrepreneur Week
If you like inspirational quotes, you’ll want to follow Entrepreneur Week. Their tweets are a mixture of quotes and business news, heavy on the quotes.
“Some men see things as they are and ask why. Others dream things that never were and ask why not.” – George Bernard Shaw. — Entrepreneur Week (@NYEW) November 30, 2012
35. Marketing Week Mag
Follow Marketing Week Mag to read about the latest marketing news.
36. WSJ Management
Read articles about management from the Wall Street Journal.
London’s Heathrow Airport Proposes Third Runway as Alternative to Two Hubs or Split Hub on.wsj.com/ZMwA7j
— WSJ Management (@WSJManagement) November 15, 2012
37. Cathy Shaughnessy
Cathy is an executive coach who helps managers and CEOs solve big problems.
The 4-Step Process For Breaking Down Long-Term Goals lnkd.in/9bUTN2
— Cathy Shaughnessy (@ExecCoachCathy) November 30, 2012
38. HR World Today
Keep up with the latest news in the world of human resources.
Here’s how to use @linkedin to Strengthen Employer Brand – hrworldtoday.blogspot.in/2012/02/linked… #HumanResources #Careers #LinkedIn #SocialMedia #Brand — HR World Today (@hrworldtoday) February 1, 2012
39. MBA Focus MBA
Focus posts job openings for new MBAs. This is a great Twitter account to follow whether you’ve recently graduated or you’re still in school but interested in finding out what kind of opportunities are out there.
40. Jim Kouzes
Jim Kouzes is one of the co-authors of The Leadership Challenge. Follow along to hear the latest on Real Recognition Radio.
— Jim Kouzes (@Jim_Kouzes) November 27, 2012
41. MBA Highway
Here’s another account with job postings for MBAs.
— MBA Highway (@MBAHighway) December 2, 2012
42. John Baldoni
John Baldoni contributes to HBR and Forbes. He is an executive coach, leadership author, and speaker.
43. Ann Handley
Ann Handley is co-author of Content Rules and chief content officer at MarketingProfs.com.
44. Leadership Institute
The Leadership Institute focuses on teaching conservatives how to win. Liberals could probably pick up a few tips too, if they’re not offended by the slant.
Conservative Career Workshop kicking off soon on the Hill. Check out the job fair tomorrow: j.mp/X1vFBy
— Leadership Institute (@LeadershipInst) November 29, 2012
45. Joseph Palumbo, MBA
Joseph is a recruiter, speaker, executive coach, and leadership trainer.
— Robin Macrae (@Robin_Macrae) November 24, 2012
46. Just Ask Leadership
Gary B. Cohen is an international keynote speaker, author, and executive coach.
47. Marshall Goldsmith
Marshall Goldsmith is the bestselling author of What Got You Her Won’t Get You There and MOJO!
Half the leaders that I have met don’t need to learn what to do. They need to learn what to stop.Peter Drucker. – ow.ly/exk0J — Marshall Goldsmith (@coachgoldsmith) December 1, 2012
48. Babson MBA Program
The Babson MBA Program Twitter account provides links to business articles that are of interest to MBA students and executives alike.
— Babson MBA Program (@BabsonMBA) November 29, 2012
49. Chuck Blakeman
Read Chuck Blakeman’s book, Making Money is Killing Your Business, to find out how to build a successful business without giving up your life.
— BizEngine (@TheBizEngine) November 29, 2012
50. HRE Online
In addition to articles about human resources, you’ll find posts on leadership, networking, finding a job, and more.
“Are you starting to think about your career after graduation? Whether you are in your first year or fifth, take… http://fb.me/BrHqn9Mg
— HRE Online (@HRE_Online) December 19, 2010
If you follow these 50 Twitter accounts, you’ll be sure to stay up-to-date on the latest news in every area of business.