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Management Consulting: First Impressions

So it’s been a little more than a month (my internship, not counted) since I started with my first project – perfect time to build first impressions! On the one hand, it’s a jungle out here. With so much happening every minute you can’t help but feel that you’re running just to stay in the … Continue reading

APAD #CBS: On Collaboration

You know exams are around the corner when you see 6 second year students crammed in a single conference room all staring intently at their laptop screens.. I am glad I was the sixth person in this group, coz without them, I’d have had a tough time getting through tomorrow’s Behavioural Economics and Decision Making … Continue reading

APAD #CBS: On Consulting across Boundaries…

The evils of being non-co-located [working out of the same place – steadily climbing its way to the top 10 in the list of management jargon; right behind ‘low-hanging fruit’ and ‘boiling the ocean’] were clearly felt when my FII* team members and I wanted to discuss the roadmap for our project. Thankfully, technology makes … Continue reading

APAD #NYC: Necessary Evils

Shopping! Specifically, Grocery Shopping – the price you pay for staying in New York (apart from the insanely high rents of course) I did my bit of grocery shopping too today! list of <10 items, took me upwards of 60 minutes! 30 mins at the Cheeses aisle itself! Spoilt for choice has a whole new … Continue reading

IIM Ahmedabad Lesson #1: Priority

Before most students jump to apply accounting formulae or decision making trees of even statistical models as a conditioned response, we need to step back – the problem is not optimization – it is PRIORITIZATION! Slot 4 is finally here, and it has brought ample time to ponder about life, the universe and everything …and … Continue reading

A day in the life: IIM A

This article was originally written for this blog. A slightly modified version was later posted on IIMA’s Official Blog  It is true what they say about the institute – Grades, Social Life, Sleep – choose 2 /3…. to demonstrate what happens when you try to get all three, let me post about the past 24 … Continue reading