How I once lost 1/3 of my savings, how I then became a financial expert, how much wealth that expertise has created for me, and what I now teach on HYW.
“It’s not about how many times you get knocked down; it’s about how many times you get back up.” – Richard Tait, co-creator of Cranium
It’s when you take that leave of absence or quit your job to focus on the startup full-time that it becomes real. – Roger Lee, president at PaperG
“In a startup, there are many situations where you just don’t know what you’re supposed to do because you’ve never seen it before. But it’s also really exciting because you get experience you may never get in a traditional job.” – Kevin Yang, EAT Club
“I think I felt I had to do certain things coming out of school, but quickly realized that wasn’t the life I wanted to live.” – Rachel Cook, Microlending Film Project
“One small trick I learned involved e-mail subject lines.” – Avish Bhama, founder of Vaurum
“In any career transition, what you are gaining potentially in the future is never going to feel as concrete as what you’re giving up now.” – David Wertime, Tea Leaf Nation
“Merger arb is an investing strategy where you’re betting on whether a public M&A deal will actually go through.” – John Chen, BNP Paribas