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  1. My not-so-secrets to success

    Mod note (Andy): Throwback Thursday, this post originally went up on 3/2/12. In the past few months, I've been approached on a few occasions by college-aged folks asking the typical question: how to succeed on the street from a less-than-stellar ...

    - Mar 26 2015 - 7:00am - 88 comments

  2. What You Should've Done by 21: a Controversial Guide to a Realistic Outlook

    Mod note (Andy): Throwback Thursday, this post originally went up on 7/11/12. I promised a few people some long overdue wisdom, but haven't had the motivation lately to actually write something up. But after reading this post, I'm inspired to ...

    - Mar 19 2015 - 11:00am - 121 comments

  3. Leverage and success

    What drives success? Everyone who succeeds credits something different for their success. Some credit hard work. Others credit being in the right place at the right time. Some credit parents, friends, a boss, a wife, the list goes on. The problem with ...

    - Apr 12 2015 - 9:10am - 15 comments

  4. From Homeless and Parentless to Harvard

    Inspirational story about the adversity Zack Hodges overcame. Left Parentless and Homeless, Harvard Star's Amazing Journey May Lead to the NFL success ...

    - Apr 25 2015 - 5:22am - 10 comments

  5. Want to Boost Your Career? Be a Leader- Not a Boss

    Keeping with the theme of my article from two weeks ago (regarding cold emails and helping/mentoring the younger crowd) I wanted to take some time to discuss the difference between a boss and a leader and how having one or the other can drastically change ...

    - Jan 29 2015 - 10:34am - 33 comments

  6. Bouncing back from a low point in your career--how do you guys do it?

    Hi guys: I was wondering if you can share your experience bouncing back from a low point in your career. Either the times when you felt that you made the wrong career choices (maybe you chose career path A but really should've gone on to career path ...

    - Nov 9 2014 - 2:00pm - 27 comments

  7. 5% of People Need to Earn over $200,000 a Year to Feel Successful..

    Good to know WSO firmly represents that 5% (Granted, not sure how many monkeys on here are actually on CareerBuilder). @"AndyLouis" This had to be a poll on here at one point, right? It always amuses how different industries breed different ...

    - Jul 27 2014 - 1:01am - 43 comments

  8. Life Goes On...

    Mod Note: Best of WSO, this was originally posted in 2011 Quote: In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life. It goes on.-Robert Frost From the outside, my life right now looks great. I graduated with high honors from one of the ...

    - May 20 2014 - 8:00am - 94 comments

  9. 4 Lessons Tennis Has Taught Me

    For you monkeys out there who have played the game of tennis, you know it's a peculiar sport. As with any other competitive endeavor, tennis can be incredibly infuriating one moment and immensely gratifying the next. Perhaps it is this state of flux ...

    - Apr 12 2014 - 11:00am - 30 comments

  10. How I Lost A Million Dollars

    Mod Note: WSO readers qualify for a $100 discount to Jared's The Daily Dirtnap newsletter...just email [email protected] and mention "WSO Monkey Discount" You can follow Jared on twitter at @dailydirtnap I worked on Wall Street. I had a ...

    - Apr 18 2014 - 1:10pm - 29 comments

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