| End of elitismSomething I've witnessed working for almost 3 years in the industry is the beginning of an end of elitism in banking. I'm at a BB and it's not just ivy league finance majors getting in. No, we've hired some finance majors from nontarget colleges, there's even some marketing research analyst folk...|| 8 months 1 week|
| Investment banking survival for MenI've seen a lot of guys melt down and break down during the analyst stint. Here are some pointers, from my experience, on surviving investment banking and coming out on top.
1. Work out regularly. Lift some fucking real weights and don't just do cardio like some fucking pussy.
2. Your...|| 1 year 10 months|
| Why is iBanking culture so conservative?So, I'm currently dating a girl working in a digital advertising media company. I went to see her at the office a few days ago ... Jesus Fucking Christ. open-concept-loft kind of an office with couches, pool tables, red bull fridge, people just sitting around chatting (apparently doing work), the...|| 2 years 8 months|
| Invest Your Goddamn MoneyWorking at BB IBD full time I am just amazed at how wasteful everyone is with their money. Growing up in an old money Canadian family, I've always been taught to invest 20 % of my earnings into a diverse portfolio. That's what I plan on continuing to do as I move through my IB career. However,...|| 2 years 8 months|
| Sending Proposals / Ideas to VPsIf you have solid ideas about how a given company (corp. finance) could improve its position (kind of a consulting brief so to say), is it worthwhile to send them cold to F500 CFOs / VPs / Fin directors? Let's assume they open the email and bother to read it :P Say your purpose is to land a gig at...|| 2 years 8 months|
| Escort vs wife vs girlfriendI recently had a conversation with one of the associates from my summer stint at BB. We talked about relationships vs casual encounters vs escorts. Here is how he saw it (and it kind of made sense to me). Your thoughts?
Escort: no emotional baggage, you can always pick a gorgeous looking girl...|| 2 years 11 months|
| "Do What You Love" How do you rank: $ / prestige vs satisfaction from the job. Do you think "do what you love" advice is an idealistic product of liberal mental masturbation or a realistic guideline for one's life. Would love to get the input.|| 3 years 1 month|
| Justin Bieber Learned that the little prick makes 50-60 Million per year :( :( :(
Now I have to live with the fact that even in the highly unlikely event that I become the next Blankfein ... I'll be making less than the creator of "Baby, baby" .... demotivating as fuck haha|| 3 years 2 months|
| Favorite Champagne?Your favorite champagne?
I'll start: Bolly and Krug|| 3 years 6 months|
| Networking SecretSecret to networking - break out into this song during the interview. Trust me, works like a charm!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=fWNaR-rxAic#t=29s|| 3 years 6 months|