Articles by INSEAD

    Want to Flex Your Entrepreneurial Spirit? Volunteer!

    Want to Flex Your Entrepreneurial Spirit? Volunteer!

    by on July 11th, 2018

    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 … Read More

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    Goodbye INSEAD or: Do not focus on academics – trust me.

    Goodbye INSEAD or: Do not focus on academics – trust me.

    by on July 11th, 2018

    My active period at INSEAD is over. After an amazing graduation last week, it is time to pack up my things, take a “one last time” tour through Fontainebleau and then jump into the car and drive back into the… … Read More

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    Singapore sadness

    Singapore sadness

    by on July 9th, 2018

    Dear All, I am homesick! Period 3 has ended, and I left Singapore a couple of weeks ago. I miss it. I miss the humid heat and the warm rain, I miss the spicy food and the juicy fruits, I… Continue Reading → Read More

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    Period 3: Pivoting

    Period 3: Pivoting

    by on June 28th, 2018

    I’ve just finished the last final of my core courses.  One of my classmates said something that stuck with me as we were about to start the test:  “This is probably the last test in our lives that we’ll … Read More

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    Hello&Goodbye, S-curve, and the Summer Break

    Hello&Goodbye, S-curve, and the Summer Break

    by on June 27th, 2018

    I checked again the front page of my exam sheets. Yup, I filled my exam number. No need to recheck the answers though; I know that I don’t know what I don’t know, and it’s useless to spend another hour… … Read More

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    Instant Gratification

    Instant Gratification

    by on June 27th, 2018

    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 … Read More

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    INSEAD MBAs flex their impact investing muscles

    INSEAD MBAs flex their impact investing muscles

    by on June 20th, 2018

    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 … Read More

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    8 Most Valuable Lessons From My INSEAD Year

    8 Most Valuable Lessons From My INSEAD Year

    by on June 18th, 2018

      1.Sunk cost is sunk. Get over it. We have come a long way and there will always be some unwanted and costly baggage we drag along with us. It’s painful to admit that they are actually unwanted. It’s … Read More

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    Therapy: A 2-for-1 Deal

    Therapy: A 2-for-1 Deal

    by on June 17th, 2018

    I begged and begged to not have to go to therapy. But my Class Dean at Babson College wouldn’t have it. By the third year, she knew me as an ambitious, high-performing student who was determined to graduate a … Read More

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    Thrive—don’t survive—in Group work

    Thrive—don’t survive—in Group work

    by on June 12th, 2018

    One of our first, most salient memories of INSEAD is sitting around a table covered in markers and butcher paper, nervously smiling at groupmates that still qualified as strangers. We were in our very first session for … Read More

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    Beyond the standard lectures – the value extra presentations bring to the INSEAD experience

    Beyond the standard lectures – the value extra presentations bring to the INSEAD experience

    by on June 11th, 2018

    That INSEAD is fast-paced, everybody knows. It goes without saying, and probably you’ve heard this from many of us by now. Among the many choices we need to make here, along with lectures, parties and career events, … Read More

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    Reaching for the top

    Reaching for the top

    by on June 7th, 2018

    Cold. Wet. Drained of energy. My heart pumping fast. My legs giving way. My mind experiencing a brain fog. Feeling the most vulnerable I’ve felt in a very long time. But at the same time, elated, ecstatic, in utter … Read More

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    Now I know

    Now I know

    by on June 3rd, 2018

    Before coming to INSEAD, I met with a lot of alumni through coffee chats and social events. What always struck me was the aura of quiet confidence which they held. Strong luminous eyes and welcoming smiles. And I always … Read More

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    Push Through!

    Push Through!

    by on May 25th, 2018

    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… … Read More

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