I remember….

I’m waiting on my CCL video to format, and I thought I would share a few words with you. If you are reading this, you already know what I’m talking about…or you are gonna find out by August.

So here we are again, on the cusp of a new term and another country. My hangover from Delhi, Agra, Kathmandu, and Nagarkot is but a distant memory now. As some of my classmates have already mentioned, we are at the halfway point of our short MBA careers (or life, or whatever you want to call it).

So what happened last term? This is what I remember; I remember seeing a new world. I remember that India was so unique in its way that I had no other land or culture to compare it to. I remember that sleep was tough, that 10 hour difference is just tough to overcome. I remember being impressed with my two professors in ways that I didn’t think possible (yeah, I know, I’m saying that just two days after turning in our finals…shameless plug). But let me tell you what I really remember…

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In Search of India – Part 4: Back to the Future

The title of this blog “In Search of India” is an allusion to “Discovery of India” by Jawaharlal Nehru (1st Prime Minister of India). He found it but I’m still searching. This is the last of the series.

It’s been a while since Part 3 was published. Catching up on Term 3 and catching breath happened in between. But since we’re heading into China soon, thought it should be done in a hurry before I work on the “video” and other stuff in between.

There were a lot of discussions during our Term 3 residency about India’s future. But the one thing that stayed with me was the quote from Hari Rajagopalachari (who I thought was the best speaker during out Delhi Residency) saying that India is like the bumble bee in the quote:

“Aerodynamically, the bumble bee shouldn’t be able to fly, but the bumble bee doesn’t know it, so it goes on flying anyway”