MirSkin Founder Dr. Tabasum Mir Shares Her Journey from Medicine to Skin Care

MirSkin Founder Dr. Tabasum Mir Shares Her Journey from Medicine to Skin Care - mbaMission

Dr. Tabasum Mir, Founder of MirSkin

Today, many aspiring MBAs and MBA graduates want to join start-ups or launch such companies themselves. Is entrepreneurship as exciting as it seems? Is it really for you? mbaMission Founder Jeremy Shinewald has teamed up with Venture for America and CBS Interactive to launch Smart People Should Build Things: The Venture for America Podcast. Each week, Shinewald interviews another entrepreneur so you can hear the gritty stories of their ups and downs on the road to success.

Dr. Tabasum Mir founded her skin care line, MirSkin, after practicing medicine for more than a decade. Mir is the first doctor to appear on our podcast series, as well as the first child prodigy profiled. Mir enrolled in high school at the young age of 12 and has been a success story ever since. Download this episode to hear Mir discuss these and other highlights from her career:

  • Why her third and fourth years of medical school made Mir realize being an internist was not for her
  • How her lack of money for packaging early on at MirSkin resulted in a packaging style well ahead of its time
  • Why not being taken seriously and listened to during her career in medicine helped Mir develop her personal brand

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