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Happily Divorced at 31!

Fifteen months ago, on June 7, 2016, I divorced my best friend of 10 years and husband of 2 years. I spent the next two weeks sitting on a seafoam green couch, staring at the half-empty, one-bedroom apartment on Michigan… Continue Reading →

Life Is A Jungle Gym

“It’s a jungle gym, not a ladder… There’s only one way to get to the top of a ladder, but there are many ways to get to the top of a jungle gym.” ― Sheryl Sandberg, Lean In I read… Continue Reading →

Business makes the world go around, and I want to go around the world with it.

There is no disaster on this earth which I enjoy experiencing quite like a good old existential crisis. To be forced to examine all the things in life, which up to that point had held meaning for me, inevitably leads to… Continue Reading →

My Favorite Weekend at INSEAD: Basque Country

I was reluctant to sign up for another big group trip, as this generally means less independence, and sometimes leads to more confusion. Four months into the 10-month program, I was no longer going on trips with most of my… 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 →

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 →

Leading up to the Start of Your MBA

Tick Tock… the clock was counting down and I was racing to finish packing my suitcases while also spending quality time with friends and family in Toronto, Canada before my flight to Singapore. I was scheduled to arrive in Singapore… Continue Reading →

An INSEAD trek and rite of passage: the prices and the priceless!

Photo by Pedro Ricarte   An MBA costs a lot, starting with the most obvious (and well, cried over) tuition fees which can burn a hole in your pocket and pretty much ensure you take the MBA seriously as you… Continue Reading →

First day of 2014

On this first day of 2014, as I fly past the Bay of Bengal at 874kmph in the A380 aircraft, I start to wonder about what’s ahead of me. I had a very nice couple of days to end 2013…. Continue Reading →

Travelling at INSEAD

In early May, a group of INSEAD students descended on Lagos and were shepherded by their generous Nigerian hosts through a week of company visits and cultural experiences. The company visits were great for getting to know firms in Nigeria,… Continue Reading →

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