Via Medium: If I had to do it over, I would skip the MBA

The full article by Anjali Gupta is on Medium HERE. Excerpts below:

“Those guys don’t want me for Physics. I’ll finish my post-doc, and then figure it out”.

He is busy with the hard stuff. The stuff I skipped.

Why do I feel spontaneous envy when I bump into the 60-year-old painter who lives on my floor, or the 70-year old scientist who loves talking about his projects? To me they have something that wealth or power or luck cannot bring — vibrancy until death.

But somehow an MBA took me further away from pursuing a hard learnt skill, a skill that feels real, a skill where there is no finish line, a skill that in later years gives meaning beyond career building.

It’s only in mid-life that we finally realize, there was no need to hurry.

The full article by Anjali Gupta is on Medium HERE.

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