I was having a conversation with some friends, and the topic was good and bad personal relationships, but a theme that it reminded me of was the idea of having standards, versus having entitlement. Here’s how it applies to your career, and here’s mindsets to watch out for that can hold you back from getting the level of success that you really want. [Read more…] about Having standards vs. having entitlement
My video on how I passed all of the CFA Program exams. Hope this helps you in your studying. Check it out and let me know what you think. [Read more…] about Video: How I passed all of the CFA Program exams
I saw a speech by Tai Lopez who talked about how he finishes one book per day. While I’m not on that level—yet—I have since made a priority to finish one book per week. Right now I’m on Atlas Shrugged which just by time constraints and since it’s such a long book will take more than a week, but I’ve finished a number of very interesting books since that time.
The first that I will talk about is Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain. Why I wanted to mention this book on my website is that while I originally read it because I thought it would be a fun story, since I always liked his TV shows and I’m also big into good food, a lot of the vignettes in his book reminded me a lot of working in financial services. [Read more…] about Book Review – Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain
Larry Ellison has a long line of funny quotes, compiled here by the Wall Street Journal: http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2014/09/18/larry-ellison-has-a-long-list-of-memorable-quotes/
Best one was his jab at competitor SAP:
Oracle’s got 100+ enterprise applications live in the #cloud today, SAP’s got nothin’ but SuccessFactors until 2020