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  2. Better to Have Been Rich and Lost It, or Never Been Rich at All?

    mod (Andy) note: "Blast from the past- Best of Eddie"- This one is originally from November 2010. If there's an old post from Eddie you'd like to see up again shoot me a message. When I was in my teens and early 20's, all I could ...

    59 comments - 7 silver bananas - Dec 1 2012 - 7:45am -

  3. Ghost stories from the BO

    TLDR The graveyard is a better place for careers than the BO. This post was originally a tantalizing parable about the daily experiences of a back-office drone. Seems it was way too fucking long so it is being revised Short story coming soon. I spent seve ...

    8 comments - 2 silver bananas - Feb 18 2019 - 10:27pm -

  4. delete pls

    deleted story ...

    21 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jun 26 2014 - 7:09am -

  5. This thread is long enough, no need for further comments, thank you

    Hello all! This will be my first introduction to this new forum. I have heard many positive things about the people and resources on this site, so I look forward to being impressed again and again by members here. The long story short is I look forward to ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 21 2013 - 10:14pm -

  6. Banking Anecdote

    vvvvvvv resume job Funny story ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 17 2014 - 10:49pm -

  7. Quant Porn: The Story of Maths

    It's not often I find myself captivated by documentaries on mathematics, but a PBS special on Fractals a month ago left me hungry for more. I guess you could say it awakened the long dormant nerd in me. Luckily, I didn't have to wait long for an ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 28 2010 - 4:32am -

  8. A long story to motivate others

    Greetings fellow WSO members, we are living in tough times. Many of you are probably running into a lot of resistance in recruiting. I don't like talking about myself too much; I also do not think that my story is as interesting as many of yours, bec ...

    8 comments - 3 silver bananas - Jan 3 2012 - 7:57am -

  9. WSO Conference 2014: The Recap

    If you're like me, you're tired and irked by all those online lists telling you how to live your life and find success. You know the ones. The ones with hyped-up titles like "17 Things You Need to Stop Doing To Yourself Today To Be Happy an ...

    3 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jul 5 2014 - 8:00pm -

  10. Long term growth: why are barriers to entry deemed THE driver?

    as the title states, i very well understand why barriers to entry play an extremely important role in a sucessful growth story, and, generally altough not necessarily, investing story but that being said, i think that the other forces (here i am referring ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 2 2014 - 3:19pm -

  11. Great Interview and Story- A Banker who is quantifying his health to make informed decisions

    Being a strong believer of data-driven wellness myself, I came across this story of a Banker and his journey on quantified health. He talks about how and why he measures his metabolic profile. Interesting read and learning for all of us. https://www.fitne ...

    1 comment - 2 silver bananas - Oct 5 2018 - 1:18pm -

  12. Interviews: lead with humble upbringing?

    I have a pretty humble upbringing (immigrant, parents were blue collar workers, etc.) and that is where I draw a lot of my hunger and resourcefulness from. Should I lead with this in my interviews or is that a little too much? I can also bring it up for t ...

    1 comment - 2 silver bananas - Mar 1 2018 - 3:21am -

  13. without highschool diploma to college to target to banking

    I am curious what fellow monkeys or potential employers would think about my story. I was a bad kid in high school and didn't graduate. I went through some crappy times and was generally more interested in playing competitive sports than studying or ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - May 10 2014 - 8:47pm -