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Love What You Do/Do What You Love

  Let me tell you about George Eddy (summarized from a New York Times Article). Eddy was raised in Orlando, FL by a partly paralyzed American farther and a blind French mother. He was obsessed with all things basketball. That… Continue Reading →

This MBA program might actually be for you!

The first time I ever heard of an MBA program was when I was 13 and my brother was showing me around his University. “There’s the Teacher’s College. And there’s the law school – many top lawyers come out of… Continue Reading →

Your job vs. your career: a perspective on changing careers.

I am a filmmaker-entrepreneur with a little more than 10 years of working experience in various creative and management roles in the industry. In the past 5 years, I have been producing television dramas and movies through my production company… Continue Reading →

April 2017: Pressure

I was so occupied and pressured during April that I even forgot to write a post about April. :)) But many beautiful quotes talk about pressure, and many things actually turn ripe with pressure. There is a philosophy one of… Continue Reading →

Reflecting on my MBA experience

by MBA’16J Wenyou Tan, Fintech investor  Just came back from a panel discussion for prospective students over at INSEAD. It was indeed a refreshing experience for me now that I am an alum. I still remember the first time I attended… Continue Reading →

Sufi Poet at INSEAD

We were born in the same townhouse in Chicago, but we never got along as children. My cousin was 9 months older and was always taller, fairer, and prettier. She was popular everywhere she went. As a young adult, I… Continue Reading →

The Five Steps to Networking Success

As a graduate of the INSEAD Class of December 2016, I can truly say that your time at INSEAD is transformational. Reflecting back on my year at INSEAD and looking forward, I would agree with many graduates who say that… Continue Reading →

VC Investment Competition: Before We Take on the Grand Finals

Thinking back to a week ago about MANGO CAPITAL’s (I love our team name!) experiences from winning the regional round of the annual VC Investment Competition*, a few highlights stand out. Highlights that I will be sure to bring into… Continue Reading →

Spin the Globe

The overwhelming joy of welcoming my mom to INSEAD was indescribable. I was beaming. She has never seen me happier. And it’s only been 6 weeks since I arrived in Singapore! When she asked how my quiz went that morning,… Continue Reading →

What Just Happened?

Learning the distribution of a desired variable in a random sample using M&Ms, hmmm….. seems to be a really interesting and colorful way to understand statistics. But it’s uncanny that how sometimes very simple experiences can lead to quite meaningful… Continue Reading →

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