Articles by INSEAD

  • We only have what we give – about the non-for-profit route to business school

    We only have what we give – about the non-for-profit route to business school

    by on June 26th, 2014

    INSEAD Blog Series on Diversity At INSEAD, we put diversity at the heart. As most of us already have come to know, the 14J class is an extraordinary mix of vibrant, inspirational and exceptional people. This is the … Read More

  • Half Way Takeaways

    Half Way Takeaways

    by on June 5th, 2014

    Half Way Takeaways For the first term (P1) at INSEAD, I came in with an open mind but didn’t prepare too much. Go with the flow, I said to myself, and do whatever they want you to do. P1 was cool, but now that … Read More

  • Me, myself and I…discovering identity at INSEAD – part II

    Me, myself and I…discovering identity at INSEAD – part II

    by on June 5th, 2014

    “I am more than the sum of my achievements”  Four periods of the MBA done and less than one period is left. The past nine months have been a total whirlwind. Never have I experienced something as unique, intense, or … Read More

  • How taking the road less travelled made all the difference – the consultant with a twist at INSEAD

    INSEAD Blog Series on Diversity At INSEAD, we put diversity at the heart. As most of us already have come to know, the 14J class is an extraordinary mix of vibrant, inspirational and exceptional people. This is the … Read More

  • Alice and the INSEAD experience

    Alice and the INSEAD experience

    by on May 18th, 2014

    “But I don’t want to go among mad people,” Alice remarked. “Oh, you can’t help that,” said the Cat: “we’re all mad here. I’m mad. You’re mad.” “How do you know I’m … Read More

  • P2 Takeaways

    P2 Takeaways

    by on May 5th, 2014

    I’m sprawled out on my fiancee’s lime green couch in Shanghai. Today, I’ve gorged on diet cokes, green olives, and chips and salsa, but last week, I was cramming option’s pricing models, supply chain theory, and … Read More

  • Life after INSEAD

    Life after INSEAD

    by on April 24th, 2014

    Well, it exists …and it’s quite great! You keep hearing about “that amazing year at INSEAD” and you can’t help but think that whatever comes right after cannot be as fulfilling, challenging, enriching and fun. … Read More

  • View from the orbit

    View from the orbit

    by on April 21st, 2014

    As P4 comes to an end, there is finally some time to reflect. Looking back at the last 8 months, I notice how very different each of those months have been. The first two periods, when we get to know the people around us … Read More

  • Metamorphosis Underway

    Metamorphosis Underway

    by on April 3rd, 2014

    After almost 3 months of job hunting, course cramming, and networking-like-my-life depends on it (it does!), I see green shoots to a more structured mind, a broader hustling network, and a business gun-belt filled with … Read More

  • Moving at the speed of INSEAD

    Moving at the speed of INSEAD

    by on April 2nd, 2014

    Only eight weeks have passed since we first stepped foot onto INSEAD’s Singapore campus, wide-eyed and over-eager, but already it feels light years away.  Orientation week gave us a taste of what the rest of the year … Read More

  • Me, myself and I…discovering identity at INSEAD – part 1

    Me, myself and I…discovering identity at INSEAD – part 1

    by on March 31st, 2014

    “Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” ― Aristotle Less than 100 days left of INSEAD. Reality is kicking in. Recruiters are milling all over campus. Suits and ties, groomed hair and go-getter heels … Read More

  • P1 to P2

    P1 to P2

    by on March 20th, 2014

    Hello! I finished exams, visited my special lady-friend in Shanghai (fiancée), started P2 classes, and attended some of the world’s top consulting companies’ campus presentations all in the space of a few weeks! P1 … Read More

  • A blue fish

    A blue fish

    by on March 16th, 2014

    Did you ever have the sensation of being at the right place yet feeling like an outsider? Or just that you try to connect with others and yet you can’t? I like to call it the Blue Fish Dilemma; you are in the water yet … Read More

  • Black Hawk Down: a soldier’s journey from the frontline to INSEAD

    Black Hawk Down: a soldier’s journey from the frontline to INSEAD

    by on February 24th, 2014

    INSEAD Blog Series on Diversity At INSEAD, we put diversity at the heart. As most of us already have come to know, the 14J class is an extraordinary mix of vibrant, inspirational and exceptional people. This is the sixth … Read More