We All Sound Stupid - a Manifesto
The prestige whoring perpetuated by this website is laughable and so are all of us for participating in it.
It's very strange and concerning that 18-26+ year olds have their entire identity and self-worth inextricably tied to their employer, title, and salary.
I used to be this way but I've seen that there is so much more to life.
I will no longer mask insecurity by chasing money and "impressive" titles just so that I can feel good about myself and appear "better" than my peers.
Life exists outside of the desk, WSO, and LinkedIn. Wealth is not monetary.
This is all a joke and there is more to life. Please find and chase your dreams. And trust me, banking, megafund PE, etc. is not a dream, it is a trap.
Signing off of WSO and IB for good,
Analyst 2 in IB - Ind