ISB Diaries by Shravya Kanithi – Parts 3 & 4

By | May 28, 2020|Covid19, Life at ISB, PGP, Student life, Women in Business Club|

ISB Diaries - Part 3: “We are stupid people Shravya. We don’t know how to behave. Teach us how to be sensitive.” I don’t know if this was an attempt to keep me glued or a genuine expression of understanding, but in the absence of politeness invading my lips, I felt like responding to that [...]

ISB Diaries by Shravya Kanithi – Parts 1 & 2

By | May 25, 2020|Covid19, Life at ISB, Student life, Women in Business Club|

ISB Diaries - Part 1: Teary-eyed with frozen hands and shivering legs. This is how I was when my mom came over to pick me up from my class. A good 6 minutes is what it takes to walk from the second floor of the academic block to my studio in student village 4. But [...]

Building Beautiful Inside

By | April 24, 2020|Alumni Leadership Series, PGPMAX|

17-year undergraduate stood at the entrance of the Oberoi Hotel in Hyderabad each day and for hours would quietly watch people walk by. The General Manager of the hotel observed this for many days and one day he got curious. ‘What are you doing standing here?’ he asked the boy. ‘I have nothing much to [...]

Managing in the Times of Crisis – Insights from the Silicon Valley

By | April 22, 2020|Alumni Leadership Series, Covid19, PGP, Student life|

(Excerpts from the interaction of Manik Gupta, Ex. Chief Product Officer, Uber, PGP Co’08 with PGP Co’21) Due to the current corona crisis and the situations around it, there are companies which are facing hard times. There are a lot of challenges and anxieties around the economy, jobs and so on. But at the same [...]

On the Right Side of Things

By | April 4, 2020|PGPpro|

“ISB is not an entitlement. Hard work, clear goals and focus are essential to make the best use of the opportunity that ISB is.” It’s fascinating when someone joins a B-school for her thirst for learning as the only reason. Gamya Goli, Scholar of Excellence - Co ‘18 PGPPro, Indian School of Business (ISB), began [...]

How reading as a hobby helped me score 760 in GMAT?

By | December 16, 2019|General, Student life|

It was drizzling outside, and I had had an intense discussion with my co-founder and an advisor. I had decided to exit my start-up and take the offer on the table. The blood and sweat I had put in my eight years of the entrepreneurial journey would come to an end soon. I looked out [...]

The Quaddies of ISB

By | December 16, 2019|General, Student life|

Of all the things to be liked at ISB, one thing that stood out for me and inspired me to throw some more light upon- is the quad mates (aka quaddies). The boarding arrangements at ISB is such that each Student Village (there are 4) comprises of multiple blocks and each block comprises of 4-6 [...]

As it turns out

By | October 16, 2019|Industrial, speakers in ISB, Student life, Uncategorized|

“And then I instructed Saif Ali Khan to not move in the scene as his own success and that of the film was dependent on Shah Rukh owning the moment” said Nikhil Advani over lunch as I gazed at him talking about the famous ‘diary’ scene from Kal Ho Na Ho. Just a few weeks [...]

Busting the Bubble of Myopia

By | September 3, 2019|General, Student life|

It feels no less than a privilege to be one among such a diverse cohort at this premier B-School, where each one of them, are going to be no less than a future business leader. Also being taught by such renowned faculty members, who not only help us broaden our vision on business issues but [...]

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