Colin Barry

Akhil Patel (FD, Friday, Week 1)


Three buckets to optimize: business, career, personal.

If you're considering starting something post-MBA (or within five years, etc.), think about how to avoid handcuffs: no mortgages, consider having kids, minimize vested element of compensation, avoid specializing too narrowly at work, and keep personal burn rate low.
"Readiness to found" probably will not increase as time passes.