F%#* Salary! Ownership it’s the Only Thing That Counts.

"History is a gallery of pictures in which there are few originals and many copies." Alexis Tocqueville We see a plethora of people complaining about the capitalist world. Bad wages, abusive goals, stressful relationships. This triggers a number of psychological effects like anxiety, despair, anger, depression, hopelessness and other harmful behaviors to health in the … Continue reading F%#* Salary! Ownership it’s the Only Thing That Counts.

Major, Master’s and PhD: Wrong Way to Get Rich

"Universities have been progressing from providing scholarship for a small fee into selling degrees at a large cost" - Nassim Nicholas Taleb We live in a society where so many people believe that graduating from college is the way to make the most money. We are absolutely certain that most people are entering universities seeking … Continue reading Major, Master’s and PhD: Wrong Way to Get Rich

What Goldman Sachs teaches us about the future of careers?

Goldman Sachs is a two-sided coin. On one side are the former employees dissatisfied with the bank's policy. Perhaps the greatest retractor of the Sachs culture is Greg Smith (former director and head of the United States equity derivatives business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa), who after 12 years left and did an … Continue reading What Goldman Sachs teaches us about the future of careers?

Social networks: opium of the 21st century

You open your FB and see a comment/post/meme about moralistic, doctrinal, idealistic, political, sporting, religious, and the list is endless… You get exalted and waste a lot of time writing something about the ‘controversy of the moment’. Then you discuss, comment, enjoy some things and close the FB. It’s time for ‘something nicer’. See what your social … Continue reading Social networks: opium of the 21st century