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  1. Life Goes On...

    Mod Note (Andy): #TBT Throwback Thursday- this was originally posted 9/19/11 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 ...

    - May 21 2015 - 12:21pm - 102 comments

  2. Why I Quit My Job (a.k.a. "Regrets of the Working")

    Earlier this year I quit my management consulting job after 4 years on the grind. I didn't quit to do an MBA or because I got a better job, and I didn't quit because I hated the long hours and travel. I quit because of something I read. A simple ...

    - May 16 2015 - 12:33pm - 32 comments

  3. 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 ...

    - Jun 24 2015 - 5:33am - 121 comments

  4. How I Limit Anxiety, Stress, and Regret

    A few weeks ago I wrote a post for WSO that received a lot of traffic and comments: Why I Quit My Job (a.k.a. "Regrets of the Working"). I talked about how the story of a palliative care nurse and the top 5 regrets of her dying patients led me ...

    - Jun 14 2015 - 8:08am - 9 comments

  5. 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

  6. 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 - 17 comments

  7. 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 - 17 comments

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Technical Skills Aren’t Going To Get You To Partner, But This Will

    Devastated. That's the only word I can use to describe it. I was totally devastated. I had just gotten off the phone with my VP. It was the summer of 2008, the shit was hitting the fan in the world of finance, and I had just been told I wasn't ...

    - Jun 24 2015 - 6:14am - 46 comments

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