During my first week at HBS, I went about introductions the way I had rehearsed them – my name is Mauricio, I was born in Colombia but raised in Florida, I went to Georgetown for undergrad, worked in banking at Goldman for four years and spent the last two-years as the head of finance at an LA-based startup before coming to HBS. Yet the superficial nature of those introductions drastically changed after meeting my section (Section J). [...]