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Do You Need to a Goldman Sachs Career to Get into Government?

Do You Need to a Goldman Sachs Career to Get into Government?

Last Summer I read Alan Greenspan’s, “The Age of Turbulence” and I remember how shocked I was that the names he was dropping were still in government despite it being decades later.  Greenspan even mentions Hank Paulson! So when I saw CNBC’s “Highest Profile Goldman Sachs Alums” I knew I had to check it out.

The World’s Biggest Corporations that I Never Heard of

The World’s Biggest Corporations that I Never Heard of

Back in July Fortune came out with the World’s Biggest Corporations. According to Forbes, “Companies are ranked by total revenues for their respective fiscal years ended on or before March 31, 2010.”  Despite each company being massive,  I was shocked how many within the top 100 that I had never heard of! World’s Biggest Corporations By

Are Your Work Hours Optimal? You May Need to Change Your Hours to Succeed

Are Your Work Hours Optimal? You May Need to Change Your Hours to Succeed

I don’t understand the hours of some businesses and the choices made by some self employed/semi-self employed people. The other day I went into my bank to deposit money and see my buddy’s brother who is “my banker.”  I went during when I was taking lunch, because that was convenient for me.  When I figured

Does Money Buy Happiness? Evan’s Theory

How often do you hear that cliché statement, “Money doesn’t buy happiness”?  Well I think it does, and I have a theory on it! Money Does Buy Happiness Theory It is only a theory because I can’t prove it, although I am sure someone much smarter than I can prove it.  I was having a

Are Generation Y-ers Different? Do I follow the Stereotypes?

Are Generation Y-ers Different? Do I follow the Stereotypes?

I was reading an article today titled “Serving Gen Y Now: Advice on branding, service and capturing Gen Y – and its assets – now” in the August 2010 edition of Investment Advisor and it got me to thinking do I follow the mold of what people perceive Generation Yers to be?  Generation Yers are those born

What Does Patent Pending Mean?

What Does Patent Pending Mean?

The Wife received a cool wine aerator from a company named, Vinturi.  I noticed that the box mentioned that the technology was patent pending, and I thought to myself what does ‘patent pending’ even mean? Review of Vinturi Wine Aerator First the results of the product.  The product is a modern looking glass piece that