"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.
"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
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?
Basically most people wake up wanting to be better in many ways. The main thing, invariably, is to be richer. What separates boys from men is the execution of desire on the realist plane. The guys on this blog know how to do it. One of the vital rules of this blog is to only allow posts … Continue reading Where do you fit into The Social Pyramid?
The corporate world is not much different from the political world. Those who let go of feelings will be easily surpassed by those who think rationally. There is no way out: either you move the board part or they move you. There is no half game as there is no half pregnant. Some professions are … Continue reading Corporate World: A Survival Guide
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
A common mistake among people on the market is naivety. Ingenuity and IPOs are like magnets. Recently the Snapchat IPO occurred. A tremendous success for business owners, lawyers, investment bankers and brokerages. As for the investors ... who f****n 'cares? "IPOs: It's Probably Over Priced, Imaginary Profits Only or Insiders' Private Opportunity." -B. … Continue reading IPOs: Imaginary Profits Only