Articles by INSEAD

The Italian Train

by INSEAD on April 15, 2019

Here at INSEAD, everybody knows from day one the “Swiss Train” policy. That is, every class or event starts and finishes strictly on time, with [...]

It’s not all chateaus and skiing…

by INSEAD on April 8, 2019

It’s March already! Us 19D’s are now exactly three months into our INSEAD year! It feels like the time has flown by, and yet we [...]

MBA student’s digital Top 10

by INSEAD on March 29, 2019

The INSEAD MBA is known for its intensity. It’s a year full of adventures and challenges on every level. Even in the digital world, students [...]

How to keep calm at INSEAD

by INSEAD on March 28, 2019

The journey at INSEAD is quite busy and you may find it difficult to keep calm sometimes. Between the assignments, the lectures, the classes, networking [...]

The not-so-secret sauce for success

by INSEAD on March 26, 2019

Time at INSEAD travels on its own continuum – moving with immense slowness through a Friday 5pm class yet flashing through a P1 break. As [...]

With the finish line in sight

by INSEAD on March 25, 2019

Reflecting on my INSEAD experience so far on my last day in Kampala, Uganda, brings a fresh perspective on what was and what could have [...]

P1: Lessons Learned

by INSEAD on March 22, 2019

I’m Alex, an American MBA student here at INSEAD’s Singapore campus. It’s been a wild ride since starting INSEAD, especially considering that only three months [...]


by INSEAD on March 21, 2019

Before I started my MBA journey many people were telling me that INSEAD life is intense and that I will have no other options, but [...]

Memories from my first period at INSEAD

by INSEAD on March 20, 2019

I am now sitting on the plane from Munich back to Singapore after my extended long weekend between Period one and two. Thanks to the [...]

The No. 1 step you MUST take before launching your portfolio career.

by INSEAD on December 6, 2018

Unlike other career moves, a portfolio career shift – especially a drastic one where you leave your corporate job altogether and launch into new, unrelated [...]

INSEAD – A Home Away From Home

by INSEAD on December 5, 2018

They say, “Wherever you go, it becomes a part of you somehow”. And it couldn’t be truer for INSEAD, the business school for the world. [...]


by INSEAD on December 5, 2018

This morning when starting my computer, the desktop paper read, “Because people matter”. It made me think who matters to me? And, who do I [...]

The Most Valuable Thing I Learned At INSEAD Business School

by INSEAD on December 4, 2018

In one word, it is definitely COURAGE. It’s not really something you learn in a classroom, but rather acquire during the life-transforming year at INSEAD. [...]

The Power of Color

by INSEAD on December 2, 2018

Diversity, whether cultural, geographic or inter-generational is a fluid concept. For some people it remains a cost, for others, it is what makes life truly [...]