Business Synthesis (Podcast)



Africa Climate Ambassadors Programme

Delighted to join the Africa Climate Ambassadors Programme (ACAP) 2024 cohort. The year long programme brings together 18 of Africa’s leaders to champion the climate change opportunity narrative within their spheres of influence across the continent.

Two Years at the United Nations | New York

It is the 18th of May, 2022. I have just landed in New York. I am looking at Manhattan for the first time – my first time in a city as big as this (does it get an bigger?). Flashing lights, busy streets, truly the town that never sleeps. What do the next two years have in store for me? A story unfolding.

Applying for an MBA: Strategies for Success

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a highly regarded and versatile degree that can bring substantial value to individuals both personally and professionally. A successful MBA application requires careful planning, thoughtful preparation, and a compelling presentation of your qualifications. This week’s Newsletter discusses what admissions committees look for in candidates

The Holiday Edition | 2023 Wrap (Gratitude List)

As we stand on the brink of a new year, I find myself reflecting on the incredible journey we’ve shared throughout 2023. This year has been a tapestry of exploration, connection, and personal growth, and it’s all thanks to each and every one of you. Join me in expressing gratitude for the memorable moments and experiences that have defined our collective adventure.

Taking the GMAT Exam: How to Succeed

The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a standardized test commonly required for admission to graduate business programmes, such as MBA (Master of Business Administration) programmes. If you’re planning to take the GMAT, there are some important things to know.

Considering Applying for a Postgraduate Degree (Masters, an MBA, or a PhD)? Read This.

Applying for a postgraduate degree, whether it’s a ๐— ๐—ฎ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟโ€™๐˜€ / a ๐—ฃ๐—ต๐—— programme, can be a complex and competitive process. In this post, I share insights from ๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿฌ+ ๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—จ๐—ป๐—ถ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ถ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐˜€ on things you need to know when applying for a postgraduate programmes.

How to Write a Great Professional/Academic CV

Writing a great academic CV is crucial when applying for professional positions, research opportunities, or academic-related roles. This weekโ€™s issue delves into how you can ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—น๐—น ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐˜€๐˜๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐˜† ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ through a CV.

The Shape of Story: Telling (writing) Compelling Stories / Essays

In case you are (considering) ๐—ฎ๐—ฝ๐—ฝ๐—น๐˜†๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด for a ๐—ฝ๐—ผ๐˜€๐˜๐—ด๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ๐˜‚๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ ๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—ด๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—บ๐—ฒ, or desiring to ๐—ฝ๐—ถ๐˜ƒ๐—ผ๐˜ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ฎ ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐˜„ ๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป, here are some tips on how you can tell your story better in ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜€๐—ฎ๐˜†๐˜€ and ๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐˜„๐˜€.