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Push Through!

Have you seen this video?  It is part of the GapKids Back to School campaign.  The mantra you hear on the video is not just clever marketing; it is a mantra created by Jasymn Wright a third grade teacher at… Continue Reading →

Croissants, Coffees & Cover Letters

I’ve decided to change the way I keep account of my time here at INSEAD- I have now transitioned effectively from weeks to days (I did start with months). In the daily rush to make it to classes, finish assignments,… Continue Reading →

What you can expect from INSEAD: an insider’s story

Four months have passed since I first joined INSEAD. The journey has been very productive and transformational and for me, the overwhelming energy (from the students, faculty and guest-speakers coming to campus) I felt inside and outside of the classroom… Continue Reading →

Robin Hood Campaign – a social cause with a large dose of fun

Hey everyone! By now you have probably researched the clubs that you are most likely to join. If not, you can find the list HERE. But in this blog post, let me share with you another “club” that you can… Continue Reading →

MBA Social Impact Competition – MIINT

2018 marked the second year of INSEAD’s participation in an annual inter-business school competition called the MBA Impact Investment Network and Training program, also known as the MIINT. The authors of this post are currently 18J candidates from Australia and… Continue Reading →

More than Oil and Shopping Malls

Before the campus exchange to Abu Dhabi, I had little knowledge about the UAE. The impression was limited to desert, oil, shopping mall, hot summer and religion. Although I sometimes saw my friends showing their exited selfies with the exotic… Continue Reading →

A story about failure: the ‘ding’ in my INSEAD job search

Inside the classroom, I could barely pay attention to what the Professor was saying. I couldn’t avoid constantly looking at my cell phone, as I was about to receive the call from one of the employers I had just interviewed… Continue Reading →

Period 2 highlights and the relevance of objectives

Dear All, It’s been a while since my last update. To be precise just a little less than two months, but a lot has happened since then! Period 2 has come to an end and it’s time to pause, reflect… Continue Reading →

P2: Over in a Flash

  Well, that escalated quickly… It’s the last week of class here in P2 and we have our first finals in 4 days.  Somehow this period managed to fly without I or most of my classmates noticing.  I guess this is what… Continue Reading →

Future of Work

  Back in September 2017 I attended the World of Work:  2030 Conference at Henley Business School, University of Reading (you can find lots of takeaways from the conference by searching for the hashtag #WOW2030 in Twitter). Technology is clearly… Continue Reading →

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