A Cautionary Word on the Deferred Life Plan

Randy Komisar, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

Komisar warns against the concept of a deferred life plan, when people put off what they really want to do for what is expected of them. According to Komisar, this is when you are deferring your sense of excitement and passion for what you really care about. Working hard is not inconsistent with the deferred life plan, he adds, but doing so for a product that you do not have interest in is.