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Katy Montgomery

Katy currently serves as the Global Director of the Career Development Centre at INSEAD where she manages career services professionals across three campuses: Abu Dhabi, Fontainebleau, and Singapore. Katy previously served as the Associate Dean for Student Development at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School.

Monday Motivation

We Are All Connected

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Inspiration strikes you at the most unexpected moments. And, you can find inspiration in everything. And, inspiration is personal. What emboldens or motivates you might not resonate with another. The...

Industry Insights

To Sell is Human

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According to Daniel Pink and his book To Sell is Human, everyone is in sales. Selling is not limited to car dealers, insurance salesmen, and pharmaceutical reps. Stop and think...


Event Alert: Job Searching in China

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Who: Katy Montgomery, Associate Dean for Student Development, JHU Carey Demir Yener, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer, JHU Carey What: Presentations: Job Searching in China When & Where: Tuesday, November 3rd at...


The Happiness Within

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Have you seen the happiness cartoon that is going viral on social media? Every time I open Facebook, Google+, Instagram, you name it, there it is: The first time I...


Are You Noble?

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I recently watched the documentary “Supermensch The Legend of Shep Gordon.” Before watching the film, I had no idea what mensch was or if it was even a flattering term....

Career Management

Kaling Confidence

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I have to tell you something before you read the rest of this blog post. I am biased. Very biased. At least when it comes to Mindy Kaling. I think...

Career Management

Keep on Keepin’ On

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Do you know who Clark Terry is? Most young business students don’t. And that’s a real shame. Clark Terry, known by friends as CT, was an American swing and bebop...

Career Management

The Beauty of Teamwork

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Rowing is a grueling sport. It involves massive core strength, technique, early morning training, blisters, coordination, no timeouts, and the ability to compete through severe pain. Some rowers have described...


The Way to the Top

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While preparing for a class on giving the perfect pitch, I read two books: The New Elevator Pitch by Chris Westfall and No Sweat Elevator Speech by Fred E. Miller. Both...

Job Search Strategy


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All the Woulda-Coulda-Shouldas Layin’ in the sun, Talkin’ ’bout the things They woulda coulda shoulda done… But those Woulda-Coulda-Shouldas All ran away and hid From one little Did. By Shel...

Career Management

Improvise Your Way to Success

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What do Saturday Night Live, Tina Fey, Clorox, the Norwegian Cruise Line, and the U.S. Department of Education have in common? Improv Studying improv has been proven to improve emotional...