Former Fortune entrepreneurship reporter Polina Marinova writes about leaving the magazine to start her own media company The Profile.
Marinova writes, “It may seem insane to quit a great job during a global pandemic that could unleash one of the greatest economic downturns of our lifetime. But you know what’s not insane?
“Independence. There is no better feeling than the freedom to decide what you work on, how you spend your time, and who you do business with.
“I learned everything I know at Fortune, and I owe so much to the editors who took interest in helping me grow and develop. Now, I’m able to take what I’ve learned and build something meaningful on my own.
“As a wise philosopher named Beyoncé once said, ‘I don’t like to gamble, but if there is one thing I’m willing to bet on, it’s myself.'”
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