Time > Money !

Ignore Gold and Bitcoin, how about Time as the new currency?

We don’t have time for anything anymore, not for relationships, family or even life itself. What’s the use of money when you don’t have the time to spend it?

The Industrial Age taught us the only way to make money was to trade time for it. The deal was clear and has always been the same: You give me 8-10 hours of your day, and I’ll give you some money.

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This is why you should start a business instead of an MBA

It’s been a year since I quit my idea of joining MBA in favor of starting on an entrepreneurial odyssey instead. So, I reviewed what I’ve learned through the year, pondering the experiences, the hardships, and the excitements of the journey.

If you don’t have a clear end-goal in mind and just want to get a degree because everyone else is doing it OR if you don’t know what else to do to rid yourself of the guilt of “wasting your time”, I hope this will help.  Some people pursue an MBA to mask their in-capabilities and hide behind their big degrees. Don’t be one of them.

DISCLAIMER :

 This article applies to you only if your goal is to build and run a business after finishing your MBA. If working a 10-hour job for a large organization is your piece of the cake, then this might not apply to you.

As for me, I knew what I always wanted to be- an entrepreneur; with or without an MBA degree. I didn’t want to deceive myself in the pursuit of appearing “well-educated”.

Why an MBA degree doesn’t really help for startup founders ?

An MBA degree is designed to teach you how to manage an already established organisation, not how to start and run a new one.

Just the way the same rules of macro physics do not apply at a quantum level, the rules and framework for running a large organization do not essentially apply to startups.

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