Embracing Unconventional Paths: Accelerating Career Pivots and Growth


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Career Uninterrupted


What is the secret recipe of career growth and transition? I am your host Lochan Narayanan and I am in a captivating conversation with Aditya Kulkarni, the co-founder of Stoa. 

Aditya, Co-Founder of Stoa. An IIM-B and BITS Pilani alumnus, he has built and sold two startups in the past and is now building his third with Stoa — India's best alternative to the traditional MBA.  

In this episode of Career Uninterrupted, Aditya unveils the power of alternate MBA programs and how they cater to diverse needs, propelling professionals towards success.

He even emphasizes the importance of having a sounding board in the form of a coach, community, or facilitator, as it can be the key to unlocking your true potential. We also talk about how careers are akin to vectors, where speed and direction are equally vital, and why honest feedback from the right mentors can be a game-changer.

We even discuss the impact traditional education has on your overall personality. Listen to the entire episode to know more about career paths through alternate courses and what is the future of traditional education. 

About the guest

Aditya Kulkarni is the co-founder of Stoa, an online business school that offers an alternative to the traditional MBA. Aditya is an alumnus of IIM-B and BITS Pilani, and he has built and sold two startups in the past. He is passionate about education and believes that building profitable businesses is India's only real chance to create wealth and prosperity for more than 1 billion people. 

In his previous ventures, Aditya built Learning Outcomes, an assessment analytics company that was acquired by Liga EduTech. He also built BabyOnBoard, a memories and milestones platform for early years that was acquired by RoundGlass. He also built India's first Socio-Emotional well-being Programme for Schools for RoundGlass.

Aditya is a strong believer in the power of education to transform lives. He is committed to building Stoa into a world-class business school that provides high-quality education to motivated and ambitious individuals from all backgrounds.

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