I’m often asked, “I have a bunch of great ideas about X, but how do I start a company?” I’m sure many books have been published on the subject, but the answer is quite simple: just build. An MBA - or any degree - is definitely not required. Now, some people are not meant to start companies, but if you have a great passion for changing the status quo and are willing to...
What Not to Do out of College
When I graduated, the majority of my classmates took one of two jobs: consulting or investment banking. The pay was top-notch, the competition, fierce, and the learning and “networking” opportunities, seemingly abundant. What’s not to like for a type A personality? A year later and most of my friends who took these jobs are miserable, bored, exhausted, and wondering whether...