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Being Genuine, the Guiding Principle for My INSEAD Year

  Even up till this moment, I’m still surprised by the fact that my MBA will officially kick off in a week’s time, even though I have been preparing myself for it for almost a year. But actually I should… 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 →

The road so far and the road ahead

Hello, all the wonderful readers of our blog. I was recently given access to blog like many of my 18J classmates. We all are super excited to share our stories and journeys with you and hopefully inspire some of you… Continue Reading →

From a Yoga degree in Costa Rica to an MBA in France

Like every other morning for the past two weeks, I was woken at 6am by the Star Wars esque grunting of howler monkeys and the first rays of the Costa Rican sun seeping onto my bed.  And just like every… Continue Reading →

July 2017: Obama, Grow360, and INSEAD. Moving Forward!

My summer break in my INSEAD journey began on 1 July with one of the craziest experience ever. I MET OBAMA AND HAD A MEETING WITH HIM! It was a Jakarta Roundtable Meeting with the Obama Foundation (https://www.obama.org/jakarta-participants/) which was… 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 →

Taking the road less travelled to the MBA

Whenever I introduce myself to my fellow classmates here, the most common response I hear is “you were made for INSEAD!” While I’d believed this myself when I was applying, it’s reassuring to hear it from the Admissions Committee when… Continue Reading →

Celebrating 15 years of the INSEAD-Wharton Alliance

The INSEAD-Wharton Alliance video discusses 15 years of successful collaboration: early days, innovations and future plans for the Alliance. It was in March 2001 that the INSEAD-Wharton MBA Alliance Program was formed. At the time, some 15,147 km away (or… Continue Reading →

The 89 percent

Poll results from an INSEAD Class of December 2017 survey claim that 89% of my classmates are “career changers” which means that the vast majority of my classmates intend to move into a new function, industry, or country after we… Continue Reading →

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