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Bracing for change: 3 Tips on how to prepare for your next phase

A while ago, I got to talking with an long-time friend who really is one of those awe-inspiring women. A high flying executive, and mom of two who ferries her kids between classes and admittedly “could write an assessment book”… Continue Reading →

Task Purpose vs. Task Action

Resy is a mobile app for people who love eating out at great restaurants but hate hassling for reservations. It allows diners to pay for access to hot tables on tight timelines. One of Resy’s co-founders is Ben Leventhal, who… Continue Reading →

Who are the most successful INSEAD job hunters?

The INSEAD “On Campus Recruitment” (OCR) period is approaching and I find myself asking, who of the students will be the most successful in finding their dream jobs?  I recently just had my one-year anniversary at INSEAD and I have… Continue Reading →

The Customary Post World Cup Blog

Well the World Cup is over – and the INSEAD community was proud to celebrate a French win.  As a Brit, maybe because expectations were so slow (historical football performances, ramshackle Brexit and so), I was glad to see a… Continue Reading →

Want to Flex Your Entrepreneurial Spirit? Volunteer!

After working in higher education careers services at Georgetown University Law Center, Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, and INSEAD for almost 15 years, I’ve learned that that all employers are seeking candidates with an entrepreneurial spirit. Don’t let the term mislead you. Entrepreneurial spirit… Continue Reading →

Instant Gratification

Ashley Longshore, is a pop artist based in New Orleans. If you ever take a visit to the Big Easy, I strongly suggest you stroll along Magazine Street and stop into Longshore’s gallery. Her art is colorful, cheeky, and bedazzled…. Continue Reading →

INSEAD MBAs flex their impact investing muscles

Last April, the INSEAD Career Development Centre accompanied a team of 18J MBAs to the MBA Impact Investing Training and Network (MIINT) competition, organised by Bridges Fund Management in conjunction with the Wharton Social Impact Initiative. Our MBAs are exploring… Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

Want to Work for a Start-up?

  I am still fairly new to Singapore having just passed my eleven-month anniversary since arriving from Washington, DC.  I regularly advise students to build relationships in the industry where they want to work.  Relationship building can happen in many… Continue Reading →

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