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December 2, 2014

This post I dedicate to the lessons we have been taught by the MAM speakers during the month of November. Thus I would like to say that I am thankful for being exposed to a line up of incredibly accomplished leaders that included: Mr. Ian Cook, Ms. Ellen Shuman, Mr. Jonathan Klein, and Governor Howard Dean. I am also thankful for the opportunity to share these lessons in this post.

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November 25, 2014

Stephen Roach, senior fellow at Yale’s Jackson Institute of Global Affairs and an expert on China, has heard it all before. As soon as it looks like the Chinese economy is falling short of previous periods of remarkable growth, people start predicting its doom.

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November 6, 2014

Many people dismissed my answer as a joke, or perhaps lacking truth, but I have never been more serious about anything.  I was pleasantly surprised when I came here to the MAM program and spoke with my classmates and found out that the majority shared my sentiment. We want to change the world and make a difference.

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April 29, 2014

As the inaugural guest for the MAM Presents Leadership Talk Series, Eric Spiegel, CEO and President of Siemens Corp USA made a visit to Yale SOM on April 8, 2014. The event was a resounding success not just for the MAM Program but also for the Global Network for Advanced Management at Yale SOM.

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February 4, 2014

Exciting times at SOM! It is the start of the third week of spring semester. Everyone seems to have settled really well into the new environment by embracing the transparency theme of Evans Hall. Transparency is important in today's business and society and thus it has been given special emphasis at Yale SOM. Not only is the building a majestic piece of art, its architecture certainly adds diversity to the beautiful gothic architecture you will find across Yale University.

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April 24, 2013

Yale’s extraordinary power to convene, to bring amazing people together, is a staple of our amazing university and Yale School of Management. But even by Yale SOM standards, the past 24 hours have been remarkable. Yesterday afternoon my colleague Jeff Sonnenfeld brought together in a single class session HP CEO Meg Whitman, McKinsey Global Managing Director Dominic Barton and Rajendra Pachauri, chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and winner of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize.

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January 18, 2013

A major highlight for me during my first term in the MAM program was getting to meet Indonesian Trade Minister Gita Wirjawan who visited Yale in September.  I never would have imagined that my first opportunity to meet such a high ranking official from my home country would come in New Haven, CT.

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January 2, 2013

Last month, I attended the third annual Yale Student Leadership Forum organized by the Association of Yale Alumni.  This one-and-a-half-day forum enables students from across Yale University to develop leadership skills, meet successful leaders and bring student leadership to life with compelling speakers, panels, and workshops.

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