“Doing what you like it's freedom. Liking what you do is happiness.” “Choosing a career” is apparently a simple topic which, in reality, is far more complicated than what we comprehend it to be. Owing to a growing knowledge economy and current trends in global market, the notion of 'job’ has now been redefined as 'career’.
The medical profession which known to be the noblest in the world is the only field that places at your disposal the practical skills and education that enable you to heal, protect and save lives every day. Besides respect and fulfillment, there is also plenty of opportunity for sound remuneration as there is always an acute shortage of qualified doctors.
Scientists in 2010 claimed to have decoded the proverbial mystery of whether the chicken came first or the egg. But, in year 2017, we are still debating at what determines the success of an individual. Whether it is the marks ascertained to him by an authority that has had no hand in his upbringing or circumstances or aptitude that is the blueprint of his ability, mentality & individuality.
When it comes to picking a smart phone for yourself, you need no one’s help. When you need to find the earrings that look best on you, the mirror becomes your friend. And, when you want to decide on which film you should buy the tickets, your interest in it is all that’s needed to make the decision. Then, when it comes to making a decision, that is crucial and defining your career, you leave it to the judgement of those around you and not yourself? After all, no one can know your interests, your aspiration and can realise your potential better than you.
Chapter 2: Year 2003: Australia beckons Hi everyone. I am back again with my second blog. In this blog, I will be talking about my decision to move to the land down under. Like most engineering students in 2002, I was on the threshold of an important decision – MS from US, MBA from India or a job. In today’s world, there are many more options available to students and I wish I had the same but unfortunately, a lack of choice at that stage meant that I went down the inevitable path of “process of elimination”.
Chapter 1: The start of it all – year 2002 Hello everyone, my name is Indradeep Mazumdar or as people fondly call me Indy, and I am here to tell you my story and share what I have learned over the last 14 years after my graduation.Over several blogs, I want to take you through the journey of a Bong engineer to an entrepreneur in Australia and along the way discuss certain decision points and junctions in my life, but more on that later.