The last few days it’s been ever more clear to me how the need for leadership and fundamental execution of projects is so sorely needed in most organizations. When I say leadership, I mean taking charge of organization and meetings and getting everyone on the same page moving in one direction. Or even getting the [...]
Entries Tagged ‘Work’
I’ve fallen a bit from the grind in terms of getting thoughts down. Work has been keeping me busy, and outside of that other pursuits a bit more interesting. Here’s what I’ve been spending time on as of late:
Lots of reading on securities. I’m still in the mode of paying of school [...]
I started the year with some pretty clear goals for losing weight. Well, the first half of the year was pretty bad. It just kind of cruised by. I improved some of my habits but was never really able to get a rhythm going and despite my best efforts before the wedding, really was about [...]
Since basketball has ended and my beloved Timberwolves retired to their dens to lick reopened wounds, I’ve been mulling about the apartment with less to do. It struck me the other day that my habits have changed a great deal.
My youthful pursuits included wakeboarding and tubing, basketball, videogames, ladies, kicking it with friends, frisbee golf [...]
In a recent review, I remarked how previously I’d always thought I was more of a visual person. The other person remarked how my style was more predicated on writing and words. It wasn’t to say that my visual ability was inhibited or anything of that sort, but that my propensity is naturally to [...]
I saw an article on poets and quants (I’ll cover my take on “poets” and “quants” later) about black and white pictures and essays from Harvard Business School students. It was really good, and it made me want to write. The truth is that if I’d never gone into business, I would have been a [...]
There’s an adage in business, whatever or wherever you work, your job is to make your boss look good. Or make your boss happy. I’ve heard both.If you’re not in business that might sound really odd. And it is. ”Make your boss look good” is almost never in a job description or how you’re actually [...]
It blows my mind, but it’s already been two years since business school finished. I really find this hard to believe. Time definitely goes faster as you get older.
I’ve had a good amount of education in my life and I’m planning on more throughout my time here on Earth. Learning is a hugely important aspect [...]
I’ve been stressed out lately. There are a lot of good reasons to be stressed as of now: planning a wedding and doing many of the activities associated, setting off a major launch at work, classes outside of work etc. Conversely, there’s NEVER any real reason to get that stressed about things, it’s really a [...]
It’s been difficult, but I’m slowly learning to accept that from a working perspective it’s not possible to control and manage every last thing. I’ve never been someone to be anal about tiny details, but everything under my role was always handled with precision and “perfect” execution.The most visible aspect of this change is my [...]