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Breaking Into Startups

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/breakingintostartups_edited.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Many people find themselves going down a career path that does not bring them satisfaction. A lawyer finds himself constantly working cases he doesn’t care about. A student in medical school gets completely burned out from hospital bureaucracy. An investment banker no longer finds joy in the accounting statements that she used to enthusiastically study. Startups offer a different career path. Within a

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PhD Student Emotions: The 4 Phases

From Matt Might’s answer via Quora: I got my Ph.D. in CS, dabbled in start-ups (once unsuccessfully, once with marginal success) and then returned to academia as a professor.  I’ll contrast these two lifestyles as best I can. The Ph.D. student experience follows a predictable path: Phase I: Excitement. Phase II: Depression. Phase III: Excitement. Phase IV: Extreme depression or extreme excitement. Phase I is when new Ph.D. students get excited

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