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Have you ever wondered if an MBA degree is the next best step for you and your career? Do you know what people gain (or lose) out of doing an MBA? Are you confused between the various MBA programs out there, and not able to make your mind up about which one is the best for you? Have you spoken to a lot of people yet unsure of your decision? Well, that is exactly what happened to the host of this podcast, and after having lived through these trying times and after answering tons of emails and giving advice to a lot more MBA prospective applicants, he decided to stop focusing on helping just a few people, but to start a podcast to influence a lot more - not just from his experience but also bring in varied perspectives of others who have walked this path. So, in this show, we will be interviewing MBA Alumni from the world’s top MBA institutions, in order to learn from their experiences out of doing an MBA. We will also aim to bring in experiences from current students, lecturers, staff, recruiters and other related professionals. Find out more at www.thembajam.com

The MBA Jam Avinash Bajaj: Online Entrepreneur, Product Manager, MBA

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Have you ever wondered if an MBA degree is the next best step for you and your career? Do you know what people gain (or lose) out of doing an MBA? Are you confused between the various MBA programs out there, and not able to make your mind up about which one is the best for you? Have you spoken to a lot of people yet unsure of your decision? Well, that is exactly what happened to the host of this podcast, and after having lived through these trying times and after answering tons of emails and giving advice to a lot more MBA prospective applicants, he decided to stop focusing on helping just a few people, but to start a podcast to influence a lot more - not just from his experience but also bring in varied perspectives of others who have walked this path. So, in this show, we will be interviewing MBA Alumni from the world’s top MBA institutions, in order to learn from their experiences out of doing an MBA. We will also aim to bring in experiences from current students, lecturers, staff, recruiters and other related professionals. Find out more at www.thembajam.com

    Payal Nanjiani – Finish Strong – Acclaimed Motivational Leadership Speaker & Business Coach – Ep #48

    Payal Nanjiani – Finish Strong – Acclaimed Motivational Leadership Speaker & Business Coach – Ep #48

    Payal Nanjiani is one of the world’s few Indian-American globally acclaimed motivational leadership speaker, executive and success coach, and author. She is the founder of the Success Is Within Leadership, whose global platform has developed millions of game-changing leaders, entrepreneurs, and teams. She's also one of America’s most sought-after women's speaker and is active in promoting women in leadership around the world.



    Payal is well-known for creating leadership breakthrough experiences that are guaranteed to change results. Her work with individuals, corporates and entrepreneurs have proven to inspire people for immediate change in their behaviours, influencing their results massively and helping them achieve their highest level of success. She has helped several organizations develop world-class coaches and leaders within their company.



    She has been featured on global television, Women's business cover page, global magazines, radio talk shows, podcast and more. She is a regular guest speaker on America’s FM show. Payal lives with her motto- 'Success Is Within' and knows that success can be achieved with speed and serenity in any economy.



    Payal’s speaking and coaching have largely and positively impacted-



    Fortune 500 Companies

    High School & University

    Small and Medium Business Owners

    Education Industry

    Women leaders

    Corporate Leaders & Teams



    Mission: Payal’s mission is to help leaders thrive and succeed in their job and business- for themselves, their people and their teams- regardless of the economy and circumstance. She works towards developing game-changing leaders and entrepreneurs. She served as the President of BPW- A national women organization in America. She is known for cutting through the complexity of leadership in today’s fast-changing environment to uncover the core problems and devise real-world solutions.



    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/payalnanjiani/



    Official Website: www.payalnanjiani.com

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    Director at Swiggy and ex-Flipkart – Kartik Patiar – Ep #47

    Director at Swiggy and ex-Flipkart – Kartik Patiar – Ep #47

    Kartik Patiar has done his MBA from SP Jain Institute and has also done an exchange program at ESB Business School in Germany. He has diverse experience in marketing and sales across domains - from industrial engineering in the B2B space to FMCG in the B2C space, to online retail and e-classifieds space in the C2C space. Kartik currently works as Director of National Accounts at Swiggy. Prior to this, he has worked as Senior Manager at Flipkart for 2 years, before which he worked as the Regional Manager at OLX. The other top firms he has worked at are Mondelez International, and Procter & Gamble.

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kartikpatiar



     



     

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    Thriving in the early days of Indian startups – Garima Bharadwaj – Great Lakes MBA – Part 2 – Ep #46

    Thriving in the early days of Indian startups – Garima Bharadwaj – Great Lakes MBA – Part 2 – Ep #46

    Garima Bharadwaj has done her MBA from Great Lakes Institute of Management in India. Garima has recently shifted to a new role of leading strategy at an IOT company called Enlite Research. Garima’s previous experience includes leading business development & partnerships at The Moms Co, driving strategic alliances and partnerships at OYO Rooms and Business development for Microsoft Dynamics Practice in APAC region.



    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/garimabharadwaj/ 



     

    • 44 min
    Living life with no regrets – Garima Bharadwaj – Great Lakes MBA – Part 1 – Ep #45

    Living life with no regrets – Garima Bharadwaj – Great Lakes MBA – Part 1 – Ep #45

    Garima Bharadwaj has done her MBA from Great Lakes Institute of Management in India. Garima has recently shifted to a new role of leading strategy at an IOT company called Enlite Research. Garima’s previous experience includes leading business development & partnerships at The Moms Co, driving strategic alliances and partnerships at OYO Rooms and Business development for Microsoft Dynamics Practice in APAC region.

    • 42 min
    What it takes to break into the Forbes ’30 under 30′ | Michael Schwartz from NYU Stern MBA | Ep #44

    What it takes to break into the Forbes ’30 under 30′ | Michael Schwartz from NYU Stern MBA | Ep #44

    Michael Schwartz has done his MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business, also known as NYU Stern. Michael has got 10+ years of experience ranging from new product development and asset creation to in-market execution and media planning across retail and online. He has worked on iconic global brands such as Axe, Dove Men+Care, Knorr, Amstel and Philips Norelco. He currently works as Brand Director for Amstel at Heineken.



    Michael has been featured in the prestigious Forbes “30 under 30” list in 2016.



    Hear what it takes to get into this Forbes list and how Michael's career has progressed and changed since his MBA.



    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mschwartz/



     

    • 42 min
    Serial Entrepreneur & Digital/Agile Transformation Expert: Praveen Karadiguddi, Imperial College MBA, Ep #43

    Serial Entrepreneur & Digital/Agile Transformation Expert: Praveen Karadiguddi, Imperial College MBA, Ep #43

    Praveen Karadiguddi is a Serial Entrepreneur, he has led and founded 2 consultancies with around 120 and 30 people respectively. He has done his MBA from Imperial College London. Praveen helps with digital/agile transformation and builds/enables great teams that build great digital products.

    He is passionate about





    Enabling teams to frequently deliver innovative business value and end-user needs

    Nurturing people to get the best out of them

    Bringing clarity of purpose

    Creating a sense of urgency needed for change and

    Helping teams launch products that solve user pain point



    An experienced technical and commercial leader with more than 15 years of experience in both private and public sectors. Passionate about transforming organisations & helping teams adopt Agile mindset.

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/praveenkaradiguddi/

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