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The Deadliest Diagnosis: Medical Errors

A one year old patient named Emily was diagnosed with a yolk sac tumor (the size of a grapefruit) in her abdomen. Her treatment team assured her that it was

Era of Hospitals, Hotels and Airports: Personal Commentary on Consulting throughout America

  24.06.2018   Manpreet Kaur   Work   No comments

It was said that when Captain Hernan Cortes landed on the coast of Veracruz to begin his conquest, he told his men to burn the ships so they had no

Three Unconventional Truths About Online Dating

The three of us sat around my office cubicle hunched over my phone, like little school girls, cooing over the attractive guy on the screen. “Just try it, Mannie,” one

One Week After Working in an ED Psych Ward

  17.06.2018   Manpreet Kaur   Work   No comments

At orientation, I overheard another consultant mentioning she didn’t want to work in the emergency department “because of the blood”. As a huge fan of chaos, mayhem and gore, I

Three Monthly Subscriptions That Are Worth My Money

I might be one of the hardest individuals to sell monthly subscriptions to. I hate advertisements and I hate being advertised to. I dislike unnecessary emails and baggage. Whenever possible,

A Year After Heart Break

We broke up a year ago today. The man — I planned on marrying, having two bright eyed kids with (named Jai and Arya), traveling to Bali with, growing old with and

Giving Up Consulting (aka being a corporate gypsy)

  3.06.2018   Manpreet Kaur   Work   No comments

In New York, I sit solo at the hotel bar. I order the same dinner (Salmon Caesar salad without croutons) with a glass of St. Francis Merlot. I’m getting updates from my

Snapping Away to Mindlessness: Commentary on Our Relationship with Social Media

I wake up, fumble for my phone, check the time and then go through the process of checking my email and all of my social media. Within seconds, I am