Even the mundane task may have something to teach you – especially if it’s a task you haven’t performed before.
I’ve always been on the business side – running P&L and working with clients.
Entry-level jobs are excellent opportunities to educate young women about the realities of the financial world and can prepare them for the next move up within the firm or another area of the financial industry.
I was always first in, last out, but not inefficiently.
If you’re not making use of even the most routine assignment to learn something, realize that many of your colleagues and coworkers are.
There are a lot of jobs in the financial industry that do need a math major.
The financial service industry has an image issue.
You need to have a lot of human judgment involved in the financial industry in terms of risk management, in terms of investment decisions, and things that really allow us to blend the best of technology and the human brain.
It’s important to experience as many parts of an organization as you can – because someday, you may have the chance to lead that organization.
Work is the best remedy, both moral and aesthetic.
O man you are busy working for the world and the world is busy trying to turn you out.
Look at the sky. We are not alone. The whole universe is friendly to us and conspires only to give the best to those who dream and work.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
When you see validation for a life’s work and dedication, it’s a beautiful day.
The stock investor is neither right nor wrong because others agreed or disagreed with him; he is right because his facts and analysis are right.
Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
Buy not on optimism, but on arithmetic.
The best values today are often found in the stocks that were once hot and have since gone cold.
By developing your discipline and courage, you can refuse to let other people’s mood swings govern your financial destiny. In the end, how your investments behave is much less important than how you behave.
The genuine investor in common stocks does not need a great equipment of brain and knowledge, but he does need some unusual qualities of character.