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Day 128: Should I work with Disney ?


Picture Courtesy: Walt Disney
Disney has always been a dream. I was planning to join and work there some day. Now as I am in my grad school I am always debating about the right options for me. Should I prefer the industry or the academia ? Once I think of industry, all these favorite brands cross my mind and of course, there is Disney. However, talking to a fellow colleague who has just started the grad school program in my department made me wonder if it is actually worth it. He has his Masters in Business Admin from a decent program (probably a Tier II). However, his experience with Disney only paid him very little, much less than what a grad student can make ! Wow! That was a surprise. The reason they do that is because they have too many people who are keen on being there and thus, they don't really care if you have a MBA or not. They can always get the best employees for actually much less. Probably they might pay the Tier I folks much better or may be not. Whatever it is, there goes my dream of working there. Well, probably if our stars ( mine and Disney's) match, may be I can get some opportunity to probably consult some day, or who knows, I could just own them too! 

Well, dreams do come true. Isn't that what Disney preaches:) I would like to stick to that and let my dreams go wild and untamed. Sky is the limit. 
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