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Prestige vs compensation. What’s your take?

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Prestige first, to get to the compensation later in life

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Prestige leads to higher compensation long term normally, or more power

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You guys are all cheating the question. Prestige to get compensation. That’s like choosing both. A better question would be prestige vs level.

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Compensation

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Prestige first comp later. Absolutely no point in running after comp in your early years - advice from some very wise people

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McKinsey for 50k a year or Johns’s Baker Shop for 100k? 🤔

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Depends. There’s a balance. I make 120k. You couldn’t pay me 160k to work at tata or wipro. 160k to work at IBM? I’d consider.

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I actually believe you can have only two of the three: power, fame (prestige), money

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First you get the sugar, then you get the power, then you get the women

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So prestige vs power you mean?

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No comp vs power

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I’d go with prestige and money

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Same ^

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The two are typically correlated (in non-criminal enterprises)

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Both is preferable and common

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Compensation. Retire early.

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There we go again about prestige..

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Baker Shop.

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