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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 →

The Things We Do for Love

A few days ago, one of my friends from Paris called me frantically out of the blue. She and her boyfriend had been in a successful long-distance relationship for several years, and now he was finally moving to France! He… Continue Reading →

INSEAD – A Home Away From Home

They say, “Wherever you go, it becomes a part of you somehow”. And it couldn’t be truer for INSEAD, the business school for the world.   The first 3 months at INSEAD have been about embracing and getting exposed to… Continue Reading →

The Power of Color

Diversity, whether cultural, geographic or inter-generational is a fluid concept. For some people it remains a cost, for others, it is what makes life truly vibrant. Being African is unique in the misconceptions and to some degree mystery that a… Continue Reading →

How to not plan for INSEAD

Fairly early at INSEAD, I realised that B-school is like entering a secret place – Gondolin of sorts – that presents a world of choices and leaves it to the taker to choose what they will. But of course, we… Continue Reading →

P1 Rundown

Immediately after getting accepted, whatsapp / telegram groups for the class of July 2019 (19J) were up and holy guacamole: the group has been buzzing! I had been relishing my pre-INSEAD experience and decided that our start at INSEAD has… Continue Reading →

Notes and Lessons Learnt from the Wharton Exchange

As I write this up on a Cathay Airlines flight to Hong Kong, two days into P5 and catching up with all my colleagues on all of the typical jet-setting INSEAD shenanigans and stories, I think of how much I… Continue Reading →

The INSEAD Experience – A New Angle on Diversity

I started out my career as a Telecommunications Engineer, resulting in a pre-INSEAD career that culminated in me having worked on 3 continents in over 20 countries. I came into the MBA program with what I thought was a thorough… Continue Reading →

When Clarity Tastes Like Water

Two months have never flown by faster. INSEAD is many things to different people, but I doubt many who have gone through this process would disagree that one word truly captures it all: Intense. I thought I knew what that… Continue Reading →

What Are The Top Five Best Decisions You Ever Made?

The decisions I describe here changed my life and defined who I am today. Let me tell you how it all happened. 1. GOING FOR MY CHILDHOOD DREAM. At the age of 10, I knew exactly what I want to… Continue Reading →

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