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Want to Boost Your Career? Be a Leader - Not a...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 your future and career over the other.... 5 months 2 days
F*ck the CEO: These 3 People Can Help You MoreMod Note: Throwback Thursday: this post originally went up on 8/1/13. For a lot of you, the very title of this article probably has you choking on your silver spoon. Shame on you. One of the most important realizations I have come upon since I began my career is it is the people that can’t... 5 months 1 week
Coffee Is For Closers Mod Note: Throwback Thursday: this post originally went up on 10/21/13. You think I’m fucking with you? I am not fucking with you. I have been noticing a very cancerous trend in this country. A trend that has even leaked onto WSO in many aspects, which is arguably filled with very ambitious... 5 months 2 weeks
Don't Ignore That Cold Email - Here's...While I realize the bulk of the WSO population consists mostly of college students and young professionals, there is also a solid representation of what can be referred to as “experienced professionals” in the mix as well. Some of these individuals (myself included) might be newer to this... 1 year 5 months
Intervieweree <--> Interviewer: 8 Questions...We spend a lot of time focusing on behavioral and technical interviews on this site, preparing, prepping, watching how-to videos, reading tutorials, and even buying guides to follow in an effort to maximize the most out of your interview. All of that is fantastic, you want to be prepared. You... 1 year 7 months
The Ebb and Flow That Is LifeHopefully my post from last week, Coffee Is For Closers, woke some of you up and made you realize life is not a waiting line. Not only do you not deserve anything, but you shouldn't be standing around waiting for it to come to you. You need to seize every day and opportunity, but at the same time... 1 year 8 months
Second Trailer for The Wolf of Wall Street...Thought you guys might be interested: 1 year 8 months
Mark Cuban Cleared of Insider TradingWatch the video of him slamming the SEC: http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2013/10/16/mark-cuban-cleared-of-insider-trading/ 1 year 8 months
The Most Outlandish Office Politics Story, Pt 2See Part 1 here. Part 2 And rest in peace to my mother fucking homeboy, but hold your tears, he ain’t die, he just a fuck bitch – Freddie Gibbs Now, you are probably wondering how a group of analysts are going to try and take down some members of management. It actually isn’t that hard when... 1 year 9 months
The Most Outlandish Office Politics Story, Pt 1Part 1 Haters shake my hand but I keep the sanitizer on deck – KiD CuDi As most of you have probably already come to realize, work is not just work. A lot of people aren’t fortunate enough to just show up to their job, do their work and reap the rewards for a job well done in the form of... 1 year 10 months

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CorpStrategy M&A MBA InternAh, I see. You are going to be doing a lot of bitch work. As far as the interview goes, spend a lot of time focusing on the three financial statements as those are the foundation for a lot of M... 1 year 5 months
CorpStrategy M&A MBA InternCorpStrat M... 1 year 5 months
Bonus Bananas December 6, 2013Chu got a fifa? 1 year 6 months
Are You Too Good for Wells Fargo?Why waste your time with an analyst role at a respected bank when you probably have an amazing idea for a start-up like sewing a pocket into a pillow case to put your phone in it at night? 1 year 7 months
Corporate Strategy team in Investment Bank...I have no clue for investment banking - your path will probably be dictated by the size of the company and various departments there. In corporations, if you were to get in at a Director level, your path from there (if you stayed in strategy) would eventually be VP -> SVP -> EVP -> CSO (... 1 year 7 months
Straight razors- worth it?[quote=notthehospitalER]@nefarious: thanks for that. I can't get a straight razor right now simply because I won't have the time to use it/master it during my upcoming IB SA stint but I'm definitely switching to a safety razor. See my earlier comment quoted below- can you comment on which kit... 1 year 7 months
Straight razors- worth it?Here is something I wrote for a post about shaving a while ago: [quote]Don't worry everyone - I am here. Stand by for my extensive knowledge of shaving. First and foremost: Shave with a straight razor. There isn't even really anything else to discuss. Sure, there will be a nominal upfront... 1 year 7 months
RANKED: The Best US Cities For Wall Street...[quote=meabric]Going get shit for this but key upscale suburbs need to be included when there is a substantial finance presence there (i.e. Detroit has Birmingham/Southfield, Atlanta has Buckhead, DC has Fairfax/Bethesda, Boston has Cambridge and arguably most importantly Silicon Valley is ignored... 1 year 7 months
RANKED: The Best US Cities For Wall Street..."One area where Atlanta is lacking is in its nightlife" Hilarious - whoever wrote this article doesn't have a clue. 1 year 7 months
The Ebb and Flow That Is Life[quote=Matt H.]Great post; how do you personally balance your work life and your personal life?[/quote] Being organized and prioritizing tasks. Added, I make sure that I put in quality work to eliminate rework and am always looking to improve processes on a personal and team basis. I have... 1 year 7 months