Did you bathe twice today?

by Vinaya HS on July 1, 2006

in The Mumbai Blog,The SP Jain Blog

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Sometimes you really question the worth of what is taught in a MBA program. Take, for instance, the guest lecture we had today on Etiquette. Here’s a sample of the knowledge gained:

  1. You have to take a bath twice a day (with soap)
  2. You have to use a deodorant
  3. You should not apply oil to your hair after you have shampooed it
  4. You should wear fresh clothes

It seems that as potential future managers you have to learn to be a metrosexual (an urban-living fashion-conscious man). It’s essential that you give yourself a pedicure and a manicure every week. Believe it or not, there even was a sample foot scrapper passed around in class for awareness. And if your foot smells (eeeeeks!) after a long day in shoes, there’s no need to panic, because there’s always that Dr. Schloff’s (or someone) foot cream. Yippee!

Quite mindless. Absolutely useless. A terrible way to waste your time.

You actually get paid — I assume big bucks — to discuss such things in a MBA class. Now, is that an opportunity knocking or what?




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Raj July 3, 2006 at 8:51 AM

Sounds quite dumb but sadly there still are few people who dint know about points 2-4. But point 1 – thats useless.

And I thot the term “metrosexual” died a natural death in 2004. Is it still around?

Smiling Girl July 4, 2006 at 3:40 PM

Hehe… I cant imagine men getting their pedicures done every week… :)
Men have to be men, right?:)

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