WSO Weekly Wrap-Up 08/17 - 08/23
In case you missed them, here's some of last week's most popular topics:
After working in the investment management industry for a couple of years, I have seen a dichotomy when it comes to employee types: the workaholics vs. the successaholics.
What are the BEST and WORST answers that you've come across?
I've been networking my ass off recently and fortunately have been getting a good response rate. The unfortunate part is that many times the other person gives me a time at which it's not possible for me to have a call with him/her.
Hello, forum of Type-A's. I'm falling into that horrible rut of having too many goals in life (as I'm sure many of you have experienced one time or another).
How was your SA role this summer? Reviews, Critiques, Warnings for future SA's, etc.
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.
A career in the financial sector will put you in contact with numerous types people and personalities. Some will amaze, others inspire but then there is the other end of the scale.
In light of the recent death of an investment banking intern in London (who was apparently epileptic) and with all the misinformation and romanticized banking being peppered all over the place, I thought I'd (try to) settle this for once and for all and clear up all the bullshit.
So, I used this website years ago when I was . 7 years on and now considering the buyside, I thought it would helpful to share my experience and advice as this website at the time was very useful in the early years of my career.
I was listening to a previous episode of the Content Warfare Podcast when Ryan Hanley mentioned that he's about to have a kid and how that milestone was changing his approach to business.
Value investors come in two types, the ones who will look at financials, and the ones who won't. If banking is your forte I would encourage you to read the paragraph on my approach then come back for my next post.
My boss is worse than a jealous girlfriend.