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Halfway through the World – P3 in Abu Dhabi

Today is Sunday, February 3rd. It’s the first work day in February in Abu Dhabi. The official first work day of our second half of the INSEAD MBA program. The 40+ of us in Abu Dhabi just spent the entire 8… Continue Reading →

Five Rules of Design That You can Apply in Business Schools

Four months, 12 core courses, a new club (I+D club) and 16 social events have happened since my last post. The experience at INSEAD has been truly amazing, and the learning immense. Amidst all the activities and 200 alpha peers,… Continue Reading →

How to Make Friends with Culture

Many people say that getting along with Culture is an art, as with all relationships. But the optimist in me would like to think that what we call “art”, like magic, is just science waiting to be understood, and technology… Continue Reading →

Business Foundations Program and Getting to Know Singapore

Dear All, I joined the Business Foundation Program in December 2018, prior the beginning of the school in January 2019. This program is designed for those who haven’t worked or for those whom are not yet familiar with Finance and… Continue Reading →

Study groups: truths & myths, do’s & don’ts

Before starting your INSEAD journey, everybody is very excited and curious about an awful lot of things. One of these are the study groups: a group of 5-6 people that will work together during all the courses of P1 and… Continue Reading →

Power of a Foreign Language

There are eleven official languages of South Africa: Afrikaans, English, Ndebele, Northern Sotho, Sotho, SiSwati, Tsonga, Tswana, Venda, Xhosa and Zulu. Popular comedian Trevor Noah recites funny stories in his book “Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood”… Continue Reading →

Last Tango in Singapore

  I’ve always felt that the vibe at INSEAD is like a rapidly growing, brilliant startup. That it’s one year, that it’s unattached to a larger university, that there are three campuses and expanding into America, that the operations feel… Continue Reading →

Learning how to make positive impact – the INSEAD way!

Did you know that as a generation we are creating the highest level of carbon footprint on our planet than any generation before? With today’s great comfort and luxuries come high levels of global emissions. The burning of coal, natural… Continue Reading →

Work-life Balance 101

Only 2 weeks to go! As I am sitting to write this post I am only 10 days away from my very first INSEAD break, between P1 and P2. But before I dive deep into my classroom notes and exercise… Continue Reading →

Study-Life Balance at INSEAD Does Exist!!

It would not be too difficult to imagine what kind of year you will have at INSEAD when you only have one year to study, network, find a job, and enjoy student life. Your INSEAD year will be dynamic, fun,… Continue Reading →

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