Words of the Week – hindsight is 20/20

Hindsight is 20/20 (image: michaelanewman)

Hindsight is 20/20 means that you have a perfect understanding of something after it has happened. Breaking it down, hindsight is looking back and 20/20 vision is considered perfect by doctors.

I recently presented a career search workshop for International students at the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, and had the opportunity to interact further with the students in their US Language & Culture class. In class, we talked about my experience as an MBA student, a corporate professional and now an entrepreneur. The term hindsight is 20/20 popped to mind when the students asked about working in the US and specific classes to take. My opinions are much clearer now that I’ve completed my degree and worked for several years post-grad. I believe the response went something like this, “Well, hindsight is 20/20 and looking back now I would recommend…”

Author: Grayson Leverenz

Grayson Leverenz founded MBA in the USA® to help international students build networks, find jobs, and have fun in the USA. Hundreds of global professionals have benefited from Grayson’s intercultural workshops, and she has worked with people from Brazil, China, India, South Africa, South Korea, the UK, and the USA to build effective virtual teams and craft brilliant careers.

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