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How to show Leadership when you don’t have reporting responsibilities

Posted on January 19, 2012
A lot of people equate leadership to having managerial or supervisory responsibilities. In reality, a leader and a manager are very different. A manager copes with complexity and brings order and predictability to a situation, whereas a leader shows how to cope with rapid changes. This is not to say that a good manager cannot…
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How Can IT Applicants Distinguish Themselves In Their MBA Application Essays?

Posted on October 5, 2011
One concern that Indian IT applicants have is that with 40,000+ Indians applying to B-schools, they (applicants) will have hard time distinguishing their profile and projecting their worthiness to top MBA programs. They could not be more wrong. It’s true that most Indian B-school applicants have an engineering degree,  an excellent GPA, a decent GMAT…
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Get to the Point and Make it Interesting!!

Posted on September 16, 2011
(Courtesy wsj) Oh, that the business world were more like that. Now, some graduate schools are aiming for just such a goal— at least in the applications process for their M.B.A. programs. [caption id="attachment_734" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Harvard Business School this year began directing current applicants to "Answer a question you wish we'd asked.""][/caption] Columbia Business…
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