If Amazon can’t compete in China, should they exit?

In 2004, when entered China by acquiring the businesses of Joyo.com, it was riding on its huge success in the

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Are Chinese companies Innovators or mere Copiers?

I have recently come from a trek to China. As part of an amazing week long course called “Building Business

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What is your fuck up potential?

Your fuck up potential, or FUP, is the ability that each one of us has right from birth. it is

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Au revoir, mes amis au Citi!

Today, after almost 6 years, it is time for me to say goodbye to the only company I have ever worked

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Why I am going for an INSEAD MBA?

Next January (2017), I will be heading to Fontainebleau to join one of the most prestigious business schools in the

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Asking your recommenders for MBA recommendation letters?

Every MBA applicant would have faced this question during their MBA journey. How to approach bosses and colleagues for stellar MBA recommendation letters that

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Planning for an MBA – timelines

An MBA from an elite school is a ‘long only‘ game. The dedication, planning and time one needs to put

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Palace of Versailles… Impressive but badly managed.

In a previous post, I had written about our wonderful stroll around Paris and our visit to Louvre. After that awesome

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Intolerance in our society

Everywhere you look nowadays, there are people spewing hatred. Be it the Indian lawyers beating up a student, or a

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Durga Puja and Mahalaya 2015

With Mahalaya just round the corner, it is time to welcome our Ma Durga and of course, our ashur. We

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Our trip to Paris – Louvre and President Hollande

Both my wife and I had been to Paris before but we never got the chance to visit the city of lights

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MIT Sloan – MBA Information Session, London

Last week, I attended an MBA Information session organised by the MIT Sloan School of Management here at London. It was one

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My MBA Program deadlines for fall 2016

I have shortlisted the following schools as my target schools. Quite a few of these are reach for me and

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GMAT 750 – Q50 – V42… Crushed the GMAT

Finally after 3 months of gut-wrenching preparations, I am done with the GMAT. And what a journey it has been?

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Kickstarting my MBA campaign – and the blog!

The last time I blogged about something similar was in September 2013, when I was under the PhD spell. You

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Two case studies in Mergers and Acquisitions: Why some succeed while others fail?

Mergers and acquisitions are a major part of the corporate finance world that deals with buying, selling and combining different

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Baby steps towards a Phd (hopefully) !!

I have finally decided to appear for the GMAT again next year… in January 2014 to be precise… It has been

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Our confused World!

Everybody around me is so confused. The bankers I work with are confused. My friends are confused. My flatmates are

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12 things that I love doing

What do I love doing? Somebody recently asked me this question and I went completely blank. I managed to mumble

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Bodhu Miche Raag Koro Na with Lyrics

Vocals by Kabir Suman Bengali English Transliteration বধু মিছে রাগ কর না , কর না. মম মন ভুঝে দেখো মনে

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Cross Cultural Solutions Costa Rica Trip Part 3

The other parts of this incredible trip are here and here. My plane landed at Costa Rica’s Juan Santamaria International

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Queen Elizabeth II – Diamond Jubilee

The country is celebrating Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee this weekend. 60 years on the throne!… unbelievable… She was already 35

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The Illusionist in Action

Pencil, Permanent Marker and Instagram Hi-Lo filter… What a combo?

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New Year: New Post: New Portrait

My first post this year and I can’t believe this took me so long. Nothing has changed drastically apart from

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My tryst with the GYM!!

I have just come back from the gym – huffing and puffing and sweating and swearing! It will not be

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