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Robert Greene BooksI've read good parts of the 48 Laws and 33 Strategies, and was pretty well entertained by it. Aside from the entertainment value, Greene's modern interpretation of Sun Tzu and Machiavelli seem pretty pertinent to people trying to get ahead in general, and especially in a field as competitive as the... 4 years 10 months


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Best work/life balance[quote=BVMadden]I don't understand how people are able to settle like this. I guess it's a good thing because it takes away from the competition, but I fail to see how people are not motivated to always have more.[/quote] You've obviously never worked. Getting a front-office SA position where... 2 years 8 months
For those laid off[quote=Gray Fox] I'm not one for sharing personal stories or tooting your horn, but this is a rare instance where I will go out on a limb and say that this has some value to the overall community and a good story. Thousands of guys are getting laid off. Its never happened to me, but its... 2 years 11 months
The Power of Negative ThinkingWhat a bunch of garbage. 2 years 11 months
Hollywood is Completely Bankrupt of Ideas[quote=craigmcdermott]It's very easy to watch the trailers of the crappy movies, do no research of your own, and completely write off hollywood. However, good movies are still being produced. Two movies that I'm looking forward to in the next year alone are The Master and Looper. You really don't... 2 years 11 months
Hollywood is Completely Bankrupt of IdeasThe Coen brothers and Paul Thomas Anderson consistently produce masterpieces. 2 years 11 months
How did the CFA go for you today? It was good practice for December. 3 years 1 month
Life after Investment BankingThis looks similar to when kids come on here posting their "thank you everyone, I just broke in with a FT offer" thread, which is really just a 'look at me, I'm in IB now' post. Are you really fulfilled when you need to come here to tell strangers who are better able appreciate your feats in life,... 3 years 1 month
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The Facebook IPO, Are You An Insider or An...Are you saying being bullish makes you an "outsider"? 3 years 1 month