| BRUTALLY *** **** THIS RESUMESeriously, what is the deal over the past week or two with the increasingly hyperbolic resume review posts? Just recently I've seen:
"Tear Up My Resume!"
"Destroy this resume"
"Please tear this resume apart"
"Dissect my resume"
"Kill this shit"
"Take apart my resume!"
"Tear it to shreds...|| 3 years 1 month|
| Tyra Banks at HBS?So I can't sleep tonight and flipped on Jimmy Fallon - Tyra Banks is tonight's guest. I'm kind of zoned out until I hear Jimmy ask "So Tyra, I hear you're back in school?" Tyra responds "OMG yes! I'm a student at the Harvard Business School!"
My jaw hit the floor. I know top schools of all kinds...|| 4 years 8 months|
| Make a Difference This Christmas - Kiva.orgMonkeys, I want to take a break today from our typical self-focused discussion topics and talk a bit about a really impactful way you can give back this holiday season. Some of you may be familiar with Kiva.org - Kiva is a non-profit that organizes microfinance loans to entrepreneurs in the...|| 4 years 11 months|
| How WSO Was Built - Patrick Interviewed on...Monkeys, if you're not familiar with Mixergy - every day they feature an interview with a successful entrepreneur that walks through how they built their business, what their challenges were, what they've learned, etc. It's a fantastic resource for both entertainment and education.
Today's...|| 4 years 11 months|
| 140.6 Miles of Swimming, Biking, and Running - No...Monkeys, the bar has been raised once again. Brian Kuritzky is a 24 year old securities analyst at Goldman Sachs. Three weeks ago, he placed a seemingly impossible bet with several of his colleagues - that he could complete an Ironman Triathlon in under 16 hours, with zero training. That's straight...|| 5 years 1 month|
| Capt Needs Help - Intro to M&AWSO - I need your help.
A friend called in a favor and asked that I present to a group of about 20 college students on the M...|| 5 years 1 month|
| Goldman Launching National Ad Campaign - Jon...DealBook is reporting that Goldman Sachs is launching a "national advertisement campaign aimed at explaining to average citizens what the company does." This is presumably in response to the avalanche of bad PR (and arguably misplaced blame) Goldman has received during the fallout from the...|| 5 years 2 months|
| The Junior Sourcing Role in Venture CapitalMark Suster has a new post out today over on his blog Both Sides of the Table. The subject? The ethics of sourcing roles for junior associates at VC firms. I've seen a ton of threads on this forum asking about exit opportunities at places like Summit Partners, TA Associates, TCV, Insight Venture...|| 5 years 2 months|
| How to Jump to the Buyside After Your First YearSo now that your first year bonus has hit your bank account, you're realizing that the real reason you got into banking was to get OUT of banking, and you've got your sights set on hopping to private equity as soon as possible. And why not? Why waste another year of your life being miserable if you...|| 5 years 4 months|
| IBD = Investment Banking DivisionThis may be a bit petty, but it's been grinding my gears for a while. Kids - The acronym "IBD" stands for "Investment Banking Division". As in - the division of a bank that performs investment banking activities. This includes things like M...|| 5 years 5 months|