Monthly Archives: January 2012

RUDI Update: Mentors and redefining our scope (again)

Most of the teams in our class are still working on finding the right mentors and setting up their meetings, but we lucked out and were provided with two great contacts from the start.  It definitely helps that Seattle is … Continue reading

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STFC Week 3– Getting Back Into The Groove

Following a flurry of snow days and a race to finish our first deliverable (remotely…since we all were stuck at our respective homes), we are proud and relieved to have accomplished and delivered a huge task earlier this week despite setbacks … Continue reading

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Team Ni: Not even Mother Nature can slow us down!

The initial plan for today’s meeting was to visit FareStart (http://www.farestart.org/) to research techniques for staffing a restaurant with a diverse workforce that does not necessarily come from a traditional background. Kim and the crew at FareStart were gracious enough … Continue reading

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Rudi: Back in Seattle

We all managed to make it back to Seattle from India successfully. Two tips for the airplane: stay hydrated and be sure to walk around and stretch your legs. On my trip back, I developed a blood clot (probably in … Continue reading

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STFC Week 2 – Snowpocalypse

It doesn’t snow very often here in Seattle. More than in India , but infrequently enough to shut down the city every time we get more than a dusting. Over this week, we have gotten on average about half a … Continue reading

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STFC Week 1 – Coming back from winter break

Ishita here.  It is so different writing for the blog again after a long wonderful winter break. The effect is much more pronounced given that my last blog was written while sitting at home back in Ahmedabad (or a home … Continue reading

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Karen’s Korner: Vacation is Necessary

Vacation is necessary.  This is one of the many peripheral things I’ve learned from participating in this project.  I expected to learn a lot about India and consulting, however I’ve learned so much more and we are barely even half … Continue reading

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