Updated: Aug 28, 2018
Q. Can you tell us what were your considerations in selecting your first job or career path?
A good question I asked myself was whether, for the start of my career, I wanted to be a Generalist or a Specialist, as a mentor of mine advised. With that question setting the direction, I knew for certain that I wish to kick-start my career as a Generalist, gaining as much breadth of the industry, and exposure to what the different functions entail.
Q. In your career, have you experienced a moment where you faced resistance over an idea you strongly believed in?
Oh yes, definitely. Resistance is part and parcel of a solution-discovery process. It is a positive result of diversity in opinion, and reduces the risk of groupthink.
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