- 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 ...
Blog entry - Nefarious- - Jan 29 2015 - 10:34am - 33 comments
- 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 ...
Forum topic - Chimp_and_jeez - Nov 9 2014 - 2:00pm - 27 comments
- The audacity to work on a team
Hello again WSO! A couple weeks ago I posted my story of how I went from non-target to MBB, and while I tried to input this lesson in that post, I realized I did not do a very good job. Today I will be telling you about why it is more impressive, " ...
Forum topic - marchismad - Mar 2 2015 - 11:54pm
- Losers Can Win
Hey Monkeys, I’m a long time lurker and a first time poster on WSO. Please note that this post will revolve around my journey to investment banking. This sort of story has become much more typical, but I still think it has enough merit to be shared. Please ...
Forum topic - loserorwinner - Nov 20 2014 - 3:52pm - 8 comments
- 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 ...
Forum topic - Addinator - Jul 27 2014 - 12:01am - 43 comments
- Ready to Enter the Jungle
I created an account on here because I work at a fast food restaurant and make $11 an hour. 18, and ready to make money. I dont have any background in business, which is why I created an account, to seek a mentor and teach me the ways and with enough ...
Forum topic - WolfOnWallStreet - Feb 1 2015 - 6:05pm
- 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.[/quote]-Robert Frost From the outside, my life right now looks great. I graduated with high honors from one ...
Forum topic - KeepingitPrivate - May 20 2014 - 7:00am - 94 comments
- 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 ...
Blog entry - Jared Dillian - Apr 18 2014 - 12:10pm - 29 comments
- 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 ...
Blog entry - ValueBanker14 - Apr 12 2014 - 10:00am - 30 comments
- 7 Habits of Highly Effective CFA Candidates
This article is originally from 300Hours.com. You can read the full article here. ...
Blog entry - 300 Hours - Mar 4 2015 - 9:50am - 15 comments