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Life at INSEAD – videos by an MBA partner

I recently joined the INSEAD community (as a partner), in the last few months leading to graduation of the December 2013 promotion. Having previously worked in public relations and having a passion for producing short videos, it wasn’t long before… Continue Reading →

Start of P1 – Blink! And The World around us changed…

As we finished our holiday in South of France and Croatia (both highly recommended btw!), we were greeted by a strange bittersweet sensation. On one hand there was the excitement leading to the orientation week and on the other hand,… Continue Reading →

The INSEAD Journey – Preparation and Anticipation!

I was sitting with Adya at our favorite restaurant in New Delhi when her phone rang with a ‘+33’ ISD number. “Congratulations!! You have been accepted to the INSEAD 14J batch in Fontainebleau” said the voice at the other end…. Continue Reading →

On Iteration: Part II

The other thing that I am realising about iteration (see previous) is that it can be quite tedious.  Or, at least it looks that way on the surface.  We are trying to crack this nut of how we can get… Continue Reading →

Life in Fontainebleau – A Partner’s Perspective

“What do you do with all your spare time?” This is perhaps the one question that I have been asked the most in the past 2 months, by both family and friends back home in Australia as well as by… Continue Reading →

From médecin to mademoiselle…..

When I first decided to move to France with my husband (Previn) for a year, I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect. The initial apprehension I felt about temporarily suspending my career and life, was soon replaced with excitement at… Continue Reading →

The heart of the matter

With only two weeks to go until this amazing INSEAD experience draws to its close I have been reflecting on what has happened for me this year and what other partners can hope to expect from their time out of… Continue Reading →


No this time not a bell ringing nor barstaff getting a tip, but another email arriving saying “Thank you for considering working with X&Y Co, but at this time we will not be taking your application further, blah blah…..” Bit… Continue Reading →

My most awaited destination – INSEAD

14th December 2011, I still remember the time; it was 15:55 (IST) when my husband Vishesh received a call from INSEAD confirming his admission for the 2013J class. It was one of the happiest moments of our lives. I had… Continue Reading →

On Exchange in Singy

Well it has been two weeks now since arriving in “Singy” for the last 2 periods of the INSEAD experience. Just about everything is completely different on this campus. For a start it is not really a campus, but just… Continue Reading →

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