What is a Career in Leading a Startup?

Published By Rakshanda Tiwari, 22 Aug 2019

Career in Leading a Startup
I think Leading a Startup is a great Career option. For me understanding Why I want to choose a Career in Leading a Startup is phenomenally more important than figuring out How to get into Leading a Startup. It had been a while since I was researching about a Career in Leading a Startup, when I came across: https://www.lifepage.in/career/20161231-0001/Commerce/Startup/Career-in-Leading-a-Startup/english 

Wg Cdr Anupama Joshi's perspective!

Wg Cdr Anupama Joshi invested 8 years in Leading a Startup. Wg Cdr Anupama Joshi has worked in Leading a Startup as CEO in SKGFS. In Wg Cdr Anupama Joshi's own words, this is how Wg Cdr Anupama Joshi got into Leading a Startup: "After leaving the Air-force I did my management development program from IIM Ahmadabad. It was at IIM Ahmadabad that I got campus placement in the firm called IFMR trust to lead a micro-finance company in Uttarakhand." I searched Wg Cdr Anupama Joshi on Google and found this profile: https://www.lifepage.in/page/anupamajoshi 

Career Video on Leading a Startup

In a video, Wg Cdr Anupama Joshi has talked about various aspects of a Career in Leading a Startup. Wg Cdr Anupama Joshi started by explaining Leading a Startup as: "Leading a startup means building a new idea and executing it." It was an amazing video with great information.
We all know that only 10% of what is taught in Leading a Startup is actually used in real life. The education section of the video clearly explained what is the 10% needed in Leading a Startup. Wg Cdr Anupama Joshi touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:

  • Finance

  • General Management

  • Operation

  • People Management

90% success in real life depends on Skills. It is crucial to understand these.
Wg Cdr Anupama Joshi then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Leading a Startup:

  • Leadership

  • Market Research

  • Communication

  • Networking

  • Crisis Management

  • Perseverance

There are great positives of this Career.
Wg Cdr Anupama Joshi believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Leading a Startup:

  • Impact

  • Opportunity to Innovate

  • Self Development & Learning

Challenges are the other side of Positives and this Career is no exception.
And, Wg Cdr Anupama Joshi believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Leading a Startup:

  • Trust

  • Team Building

  • Changing the Mind Set

  • Externalities

In the final section of the video Wg Cdr Anupama Joshi talks about How a day goes in a Career in Leading a Startup. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Leading a Startup, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video: https://lifepage.app.link/20161231-0001

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