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Posted by: on November 28, 2017

Impact – how can we best spend our time to be most effective?

When everyone is talking about start-ups, the next big thing and being their own boss, what are the best questions to ask ourselves? Where are the best solutions? I have been asking myself this question a lot since starting my MBA. Entrepreneurship, especially in the social impact space, seems to focus on the ability for […]

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Posted by: on November 22, 2017

My MBA experience from an artistic perspective

The first two months have passed, and the MBA programme has been a very intensive, as expected. Also, I had some delightful surprises on my way, and today I am sharing the one that amazed me most. The MBA launch week was a blast! Two weeks to meet around 330 inspiring new colleagues from all […]

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Posted by: on November 21, 2017

Introduction to Andi Garavaglia

Describe your biggest accomplishment in your career so far My role at the National Hockey League allowed me to give back to a sport that shaped many childhood conversations around the table, that motivated both of my brothers through echelons of elite competition, and that backdropped most father-daughter outings. Helping the league develop engaging content, […]

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Posted by: on November 20, 2017

Stay resilient!

FAILURE RESILIENCE Successful people don’t fail right? Wrong. Failure is that hard thing that gets to you, deflates your ego and sometimes makes you question your reason for existing. Let me press it further – People in Oxford don’t fail, right. Wrong. People in Oxford are not used to failing, but failure is inevitable sometimes. […]

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Posted by: on November 10, 2017

Introduction to Eric Sukumaran

Q1. In one word, how would your best friend describe you, and how would you manager describe you? Best friend: After much pushing, my best friend refused to budge from ‘Eric’ Manager: Larger-than-life Q2. Tell us about where you have come from and what has led you to Oxford.   I am from London, England, […]

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Posted by: on November 5, 2017

6 tips for thriving during your first month of the Oxford MBA

1) Know what you want out of the MBA – for real Do you want a position at a top investment bank? Do you want to be the king/queen of the balls and go to all the formals? Doesn’t matter if it’s a personal or professional goal, make sure you know what you want and […]

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Posted by: on November 2, 2017

Introduction to Nasim Haque

Q1. In one word, how would your best friend describe you, and how would you manager describe you? Best friend: Adventurer Manager: Strategic Q2. Tell us about where you have come from and what has led you to Oxford. I am from Bangladesh and have worked as an entrepreneur for three years before joining Oxford. […]

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Posted by: on November 1, 2017

My Journey from Politics to the #OxfordMBA

What are we doing to make the world a bit better for others? At first glance, it seems like a pretty uninspiring mission. In a world where everyone is out to “change the way we think about X,” “revolutionize Y,” and, above all, “make the world a better place,” who is going to get fired […]

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Posted by: on October 30, 2017

My first month studying the #OxfordMBA

It’s been about a month since arriving in Oxford; and honestly, it’s hard to imagine that it has only been that long! So many events and projects have already been kicked off within the business school, and throughout Oxford at large. Throughout this whirlwind of a month, I think a couple things have stuck out […]

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Posted by: on October 26, 2017

Introduction to Amanda Forman

Q1. In one word, how would your best friend describe you, and how would you manager describe you? Best Friend: Kind Manager: Tenacious Q2. Tell us about where you have come from and what has led you to Oxford. I’ve worked for a large charitable foundation in the USA for the last few years running […]

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