31 Oct '13, 2am

Why I chose a corporate career after a failed startup:

Recently some entrepreneurs came to me with the following dilemma: their startups are not going anywhere and they are considering shutdown. Some of them started as entrepreneurs for all their lives, have families in the process and have never considered the possibility of going corporate. Hence they thought about making a career switch. The follow up question from them was, “Why did you choose a corporate career and was it tough for you to manage the transition?” After explaining my rationale to them on various occasions, I thought that it might be good to share my perspectives on why I have decided to do that before starting up another company within the next 5-10 years unless something cropped up. To answer the question, the first thing you should do is ask yourself the question, “Where do you see yourself in 5 years time?” It is the same question which I asked potential...

Full article: http://www.bernardleong.com/2013/10/31/why-i-chose-a-corp...

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