ONIM and TGIF syndrome ..

I wanted to write this just before a Monday, on a Sunday evening, when many many office goers are getting things ready for the workweek and are saying aloud or in their minds “Oh No, It’s Monday” !!! Are you ? Am not :):):) and you want to trade places ? Sure it’s possible.  My … Read more ONIM and TGIF syndrome ..

South Indian food + Bengali sweets = ISB dinner

Yesterday we had the NCR ISB classmates over for dinner and what an interesting evening it turned out to be ! I had initially said that we will not have children coming over as our house is not exactly child-friendly … A lot of furniture have sharp ends and except for us no other form … Read more South Indian food + Bengali sweets = ISB dinner

The cream always floats to the top !

Finally the Dean’s list was announced and the top six scholars were announced …. No surprises in our batch. Kapil Kumar Jain topped the class and no wonder, we knew that within the first few classes. He was probably one of the few who didn’t sweat DMUU :):) early indication that he will top the … Read more The cream always floats to the top !

Re-introduction to PGPMAX

On Friday, (the 13th) I attended the introductory session for PGPMAX in Bangalore. I went early as always and sat through the session as Sanjay explained the benefits and the differences between PGPMAX and other exec MBA programs. While we waited for the participants to gather, the AV had pictures of my classmates from 2011, … Read more Re-introduction to PGPMAX

Different weekends !!

Yesterday was meeting Manish and family and trying out Kerala style “Veg stew” for the first time … It’s also the first time I realised I have only 6 small “katoris” and a dozen of them have been left behind in Gurgaon. I can’t invite you home Dhruv, I know :):) The day before was … Read more Different weekends !!

Lunch with school friends

The Bangalore gang of 2013 and 2014 PGPMAX batches met today for lunch… The pre-reads, assignments, professors, Dean’s list, Bean’s list and mini regression to being students again :). It has been four weeks since our classes are done and everyday I have withdrawal symptoms – even now if I watch a movie, am thinking … Read more Lunch with school friends

Term 12 – movies and Wong’s negotiation

Many of us are still wondering if we really did the 18 months exec MBA course from ISB … It seems like yesterday that we met during the orientation and Bipeen’s daughter sat on my lap. It seems just a few minutes back, the Delhi gang was sweating in Shraddesh’s accounting class and then the … Read more Term 12 – movies and Wong’s negotiation