Category Alumni Stories

Good-bye Cookie Cutter! Hello Individuality!

I recently spent a long weekend in Colombo, Sri Lanka, meeting business partners, sightseeing, and also catching up with one of my Glion Online MBA colleagues. Business appeared to be booming in and around Colombo and many existing hotels are being refurbished or expanded. International chains previously not present in the city are busy planning and building new properties. I stayed at the Galadari Hotel in the heart of the

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Ramadan in Dubai

My 3rd post comes to you from a still pre-Ramadan Dubai where, just like everywhere else in the Muslim world, people are awaiting the official announcement marking the start of Ramadan. Ramadan is the 9th and most important month in the Islamic calendar and is forecasted to start around 20th July. The exact start date is dependent on the sighting of the moon and in Dubai the moon sighting committee

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Pura Vida! – Part 1

This time I want to share with you my latest travel experience. It is midsummer and it is time for vacation. So, for our vacation my friends and I chose the country famous for ecotourism, rainforest, volcanoes, monkeys, exotic birds, and many other fun and interesting things. The name of it is Costa Rica, where everything is Pura Vida! The phrase “Pura Vida!” can rightfully be called the country’s motto:

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What about the brand called “You”?

A week ago, I returned from my short European vacation and I’m now back in Dubai, taking refuge inside my office and various coffee shops to escape the rising temperatures. Summer is traditionally a bit quieter here in the region, as residents enjoy their summer holidays abroad and corporate events take a summer break. This year, Ramadan, the Islamic month of fasting, also falls into the summer months, which means

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You´ve graduated from College! Now what?

The big day has arrived, everyone is looking great at the graduation ceremony, but yet, you are not sure what to do next. First thing you should do is remain calm and don´t let yourself be influenced by your colleagues or college mates. Each person is different and most likely with a distinct future. Graduating from college should never be seen or congratulated as the final step. Forget the word

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