Nick Anstett









I’m at Oxford Saïd and St. Antony’s College to better understand how organisations are influenced by their external environments, in particular the institutional framework within which they operate (including legal, political and ethical consideration), and the influence of economic, technological, and environmental factors on the strategy, behaviour and management of organisations. And yes, I cribbed that from the school’s website. Why reinvent the wheel when they’ve already articulated my interests so well?

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Posted by: on November 17, 2015

6am in October

It’s 6am on a brisk, October morning in Oxford. The thick, south England fog settled in around 10pm last night and has yet to lift. I set off running up Mill St., a quiet lane of small homes with a solitary pub called The Kite. I turn right down Botley Road and head towards the […]

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Posted by: on September 24, 2015

No Fool

They say that if a man is a fool, you don’t train him out of being a fool by sending him to university. You merely turn him into a trained fool, ten times more dangerous. I suppose that notion is only amplified when paying an exorbitant amount in MBA tuition for a third turn at […]

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Posted by: on September 20, 2015


Hello readers and, most likely, prospective SBS applicants. My name is Nick Anstett. I’m a 29-year-old, Canadian, former financial communications consultant, with a darling wife and no kids (yet). This is my first blog post on behalf of the business school. Stuart Walters and Emily McDonnell, the wonderful marketing folks at SBS, are absolutely right to […]

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