“My MBA degree gave me more confidence and made me able to say, 'This is what I want to do and this is what I don’t want to do.'"
You’ve got secret cross-functional superpowers.
Was she capable of being just as successful in other areas as she was in engineering? Reetika suspected she had barely even tapped some of her best skills. An MBA showed her those interpersonal talents were a certainty—and gave her the skills to use them in new areas.
“I thought the Iowa MBA would give me an edge from the business and leadership side of things and put the whole picture together.”