Navigating Life


Why a Start-up Job is Just Different

 “In a startup you have lots of worries, but you don’t have that feeling that your life is flying by like you do in a big company. Plus in a startup you could make much more money.”1  -Paul Graham, Founder of Y Combinator

I am no expert,2 but there is one thing I can tell you from experience. A start-up is not like an ordinary job. Why?


  2. Then again, half the reason to join a start-up may just be to avoid the credentialism that so often curtails exceptionalism.