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

    Mod Note (Andy): Throwback Thursday- this originally went up 8/21/13. If you haven't read Nefarious' other posts make sure to check them out, he did a good series of 3-4 posts around this time (see on his tracker page by clicking his username) K ...

    35 comments - 14 silver bananas - Nov 12 2015 - 8:30pm -

  2. 2 steps to killing it in 2016 (Pt 2)

      Quote   Bookmark   Hopefully you had a chance to do part one of this exercise that you can find here. There you reviewed 2015, in particular focusing on re-living the ways that you killed it and could have killed it more, even imagining that you had...T ...

    6 comments - 6 silver bananas - Jan 5 2016 - 8:04am -

  3. 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 ...

    33 comments - 11 silver bananas - May 16 2015 - 12:33pm -

  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 t ...

    9 comments - 7 silver bananas - Jun 14 2015 - 8:08am -

  5. How Finance is like Professional Sports

      Quote   Bookmark   If you look at elite athletes of virtually any sport, they almost always share one thing in common: they started playing the sport at a fairly young age. Sure, there are exceptions, but very rarely do you see a world-class athlete who ...

    37 comments - 8 silver bananas - Oct 1 2015 - 12:28pm -

  6. From non-target to masters in management to boutique consulting to IB

      Quote   Bookmark   After a lot of struggling I made it to the promised land. I'll be joining a super-regional bank's capital market arm as an associate. I first came to WSO as a clueless undergrad that was at the epitome of a non-target. I did ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 13 2015 - 10:44pm -

  7. Life Goes On...

      Quote   Bookmark   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 wi ...

    102 comments - 61 silver bananas - May 21 2015 - 12:21pm -

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

      Quote   Bookmark   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& ...

    121 comments - 44 silver bananas - Jun 24 2015 - 5:33am -

  9. MBA VS. Starting a business

      Quote   Bookmark   Hi all, Before you all opine and tear me and my ideas to shreds, I just want you all to know that my goals differ from the goals most people have. My only goal in life is to become a successful entrepreneur, something my father and fo ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 9 2015 - 7:26pm -

  10. From Homeless and Parentless to Harvard

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

    17 comments - 3 silver bananas - Apr 25 2015 - 5:22am -

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