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Take off!

Dear All, What a start! The program kicked-off two weeks ago and I am still thrilled. On the one hand, it feels like I arrived just yesterday and on the other hand, the amount of experiences I have already had… Continue Reading →

What the Professors Were Reading in 2017

This post is dedicated to our teachers and the knowledge they share. Four months ago when I came to INSEAD to start with the Business Foundation Programme, I did not even know what Time Value of Money is. At the… Continue Reading →

INSEAD: Taking Stock

After months of anticipation, planning and attending CDC webinars, the batch of ’18D finally embarked on a journey that promises to mark a significant milestone in each of our lives. The weather hasn’t been particularly kind (We envy you guys… Continue Reading →

A 2500 Mile Journey from Shanghai to Singapore

On a cloudy afternoon at the end of September, I was sitting in the Shell Shanghai office busy with loads of emails and all of sudden an INSEAD email jumped into my eyes. Opening the email with a presentiment, I… Continue Reading →

What do a 3,000 mile Atlantic row and an INSEAD MBA have in common?

This is the question I ask myself as, in my last week in my current role as Brand Manager for Diageo-owned Talisker Whisky in Europe, I have the unique experience of managing the start-line of the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge,… Continue Reading →

Why I went from a BBA to an MBA

There is always a big question mark over pursuing an MBA. Almost every day you’ll hear people asking if an MBA is worth its cost? Worth being outside the workforce for the year? Worth the risk of leaving your secure… Continue Reading →

I feel just like a kid about to enter a candy shop

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 →

Ready for Takeoff…. almost

In a little over a week, I’m going to take a plane ride that will change my life. It’s a return trip of course, but the return flight doesn’t happen till 6 months later. Even though I’ve yet to see… Continue Reading →

Why Run when you can Dash!

They say that you’re always running when you do an MBA. WRONG! At INSEAD, you DASH. With 4 months done in a 10+2-month program, you just can’t be okay with running. Apart from how everyone in this batch is brilliant… Continue Reading →

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