I am going to start off my first official blog as a full-time MBA student by admitting that I am already a two-time grad from Ohio State (both degrees in engineering - and yes - this does mean I'm a bit of a nerd). However, it's been a year or two (or eight) since I've been a student, so the prospect of returning to writing papers and taking exams was a little daunting (not to mention the fact that I've never had a single business class). So, in my quest to prepare myself to transition back to student life (and out of engineering), I decided to start off my second academic career with a s
Ever notice yourself having a train of thought due to a recurring theme manifesting itself in your life events? No? Well then maybe you should pay closer attention. Last we spoke, I just arrived in Peru and promised to provide you an update with pictures. I'm not one to disappoint . . . I just didn't realize there would be such an enormous lapse between posts. Well, as they say: "Time flies when you're having fun." Personally, I prefer: "Life happens when you're making other plans."
There are two kinds of people in life . . . those who are spontaneous and those who are planners. Sure, you can argue that you're somewhere in between but, when you really think about it, I purport that you find yourself in one camp or the other. Me? I'm a planner.
I wanted to follow up to my post from two weeks ago entitled "Making Friends Across the Globe" this week because I actually got to practice what I preached. This past Friday I was invited to dinner at one of the international student's home. Of course, I was so excited to try real, traditional Chinese food, so I accepted the invitation without question. Of course, as is American custom I had to offer to bring something to add to the meal, but my host said no, that I only needed to bring myself.