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Why I refused the big paycheck

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11:45 AM | 24 November 2015
by Aditi Ajmera
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Aditi Ajmera talks openly about her decision turn her back on finance in India to follow her dream to work in marketing and advertising.

Having a family full of bankers, entrepreneurs, accountants, engineers and being the only offspring with no interest of doing any of those might create a problem.

Don’t get me wrong! My parents are lovely and have always supported my education, however, they had big ambitions and dreams set for me in India, way different than my own. I remember convincing myself how purely awesome I would look giving presentations in that smart black dress, talking big numbers and using fancy economic terms. Not to forget, that big fat salary.

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