Have YOU thought about retirement yet? No, I am NOT a financial adviser or anything related. I am NOT selling you anything. This is a philosophical and a pragmatic question.
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Bill Gates, of Microsoft fame, is an example of a traditional entrepreneur, who ran one company, with the single-mindedness of perfecting his dream to conclusion. The result was obvious – Microsoft is today still one of the pillars of personal computing.
I have worked more than 30 years, with slightly less than 30 years spent in professional, business, and executive roles. I have made some mistakes despite many career scores. So after a wise mentor sat me down one afternoon over lunch, my career took a different turn, and eventually, I went into business.
Often, sometimes what we think we need, is just a subjective desire that has no bearing on reality or our real business needs. What then, is the fuel that powers and propels a business for the long haul?
I was an unhappy employee in the early 1990s, having outgrown quite many jobs that came my way. Mind you, I should be grateful, and I was. I was headhunted several times and landed really great jobs in top companies in financial services and professional services.