Guest Post Guidelines

The new MIT Sloan Executive Education innovation@work(TM) blog was launched in June 2013 to provide cutting-edge research and faculty commentary from one of the most prestigious academic institutions in the world. Subscribers to this blog include past MIT Sloan Executive Education program participants, business leaders from around the world, and people interested in staying current with MIT Sloan faculty research and insights.

If you have exceptional writing skills and unique insights and would like to share your thoughts and expertise with a large audience, please pitch us a post that you’d like to contribute to our blog. We are especially interested in learning how MIT Sloan Executive Education or research by MIT Sloan faculty has impacted your career or applies to the work you do.

Blog post topics may include (but are not limited to) the themes of innovation, entrepreneurship, management and leadership, business strategy, supply chain management, big data, globalization, law, operations, technology, or the connection between a current event and MIT Sloan research or one of the courses we offer, to name some examples.

Guest blogging requirements for the innovation@work blog:

  • Well-written, high-quality, and original content
  • Word count between 400-700 words
  • Please include a suggested headline/title for the post
  • Please share with us your name, title, and relationship to MIT Sloan Executive Education (such as courses taken, certificate received, or research cited)
  • No more than one text link to your own website within the body of the article/post. We include a link to your blog or website in the footer of the post/article
  • Proper attribution of data, quotations, and other third-party content referenced in the article/post (links to the original work you are citing is helpful for us when reviewing your post)
  • Correct and complete external links (in the body of the post/article or the footer)
  • Submitted in an editable Word document with any image files attached separately
  • Please send a headshot to accompany your post/article, if you have one
  • Click here to see a blog on "How to write a blog post"

Please note:

  • Submissions must meet the MIT Sloan Executive Education quality standards in order to be published. We in no way guarantee the publication of the post(s) you submit.
  • We reserve the right to remove your post at a later date, should the need arise.
  • Posts will be edited lightly for grammar, style, and redundancy.
  • Please avoid being self-promotional in the body of your article.
  • We cannot allow you to republish your guest post to your own blog after it has been published on the innovation@work blog, as Google and other search engines flag duplicated content. However, you are more than welcome to link to it from the MIT blog.
  • Writers are not compensated for posts

How to Submit:

  • We highly recommend submitting a working title and a brief outline of your blog post idea in advance of writing it, to increase chances of publication. Please email this information to execed-blog@mit.edu and we will get back to you if we are interested. Keep in mind that posts related to MIT research or by MIT Sloan Executive Education participants—past or present—are preferred.

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