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Who here has left/wants to leave the rat race to start their own business or join a startup?

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I’m plotting my exit as we speak 🏃‍♀️


What held me back previously was fear of not having an exit (which means security and money). My family FINALLY convinced me to take their help to get me out of this nightmare. After 5 years I'm calling it quits and going to explore school and other career options 😊


The opportunity cost is high. Haven’t taken the plunge even though I’d be fine with wife’s income and savings... have a kid though and more planned


I would love that! What kind of start-up?

Who doesn’t ? 😀

What’s holding everyone back? I’ve wanted to quit many times to pursue a side gig for income while working on a project. Parents telling me to stay a little longer

working on a startup myself set to launch in a few months, if you’re a ios Dev or have experience in go to market strategy, drop a burner :)

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