By Steve Jobs
By definition, risk exposes businesses to danger.
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.
Starting a new job can be nerve-racking, but it’s also exciting. You’re embarking on a new future, positioning yourself to write a fresh story on a clean slate.
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.
You can’t be successful in business without taking risks. It’s really that simple.
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.
Use the same measure for selling that you use for purchasing.
The youth need to be enabled to become job generators from job seekers.
Buy cheap and sell dear.
Investment is most intelligent when it is most businesslike.
A stock is not just a ticker symbol or an electronic blip; it is an ownership interest in an actual business, with an underlying value that does not depend on its share price.
Obvious prospects for physical growth in a business do not translate into obvious profits for investors.
Astute observers of corporate balance sheets are often the first to see business deterioration.
It’s unresolved conflict in my life that I have a lovely family and a risky job.
It is the job of thinking people not to be on the side of the executioners.
The more rejection you get, the better you are, the more you’ve learned, the closer you are to your outcome. If you can handle rejection, you’ll learn to get everything you want.
Think outside the box.