Utkarsh Amitabh is the founder of Network Capital, one of the world’s largest career intelligence communities. He writes for Harvard Business Review, Mint, Economic Times, and World Economic Forum and published the book The Seductive Illusion of Hard Work. He is a TED speaker, Chevening Fellow at University of Oxford and a World Economic Forum Global Shaper. An MBA graduate from INSEAD, Utkarsh previously worked at Microsoft and helped build India’s first smart village which was recognized in the Prime Minister’s Book of Pioneering Innovations.
We connected with Utkarsh as we share a common passion for how people build their careers. We talk with Utkarsh about how his career unfolded, why and how he created Network Capital, his advice for aspiring entrepreneurs, the core ideas of his book The Seductive Illusion of Hard Work, his practical suggestions for those who want to make a career change and more career advice inspired from his reflections and interactions with global leaders.
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