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In my early thirties, still an Engagement Manager only making $355k basic, plus benefits and guarenteed minimum bonus of $100k. What did I do wrong? #Satire #DoesAnyoneElseFeelThisTypeOfDiscussionHappensWayToMuchHere? #WhyDoSoManyPeepsNeedValidation? Not trying to put people down, but seems there are far too many people on the hamster wheel just churning and in need of validation. Any thoughts? Am I off base?

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This app is turning into Quora... where everyone is either asking about money or answering on it as a show off case (in most cases). It’s just tiring, specially considering user base is global and these are very geo-specific discussions. Seriously considering to drop it

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This is a compensation bowl.

I wonder how many people won't read the whole post....

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You are on point! It’s a world full of validation. People need to learn to enjoy life as they will only end up the richest man in their neighbourhood cemetery. You don’t keep The titles or money when you are gone. Do what you enjoy and not what makes fake people like you.

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Why am I stuck driving the Macan. I want the Cayenne. Life is so hard

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Bruh! I quit my BTA job, joined FAANGMULA and now drive a 911 GT3. Consulting sucks, big tech all the way. #satire

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You should of founded your own unicorn

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You got the sarcasm right. I m sure you got many other things wrong in life if you only worked.

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Had $2.5B AUM at age 3, founded my hedge fund FCKU RIVER ASSOCIATES at 8 months. Still pissed off that I didn’t take a 100x leveraged call bet on Novartis when I was pre-fetus though. Might as well kick the bucket?

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I’m in my early 40’s and an EM making $250k all in max, I’m happy and feel as though the work is engaging and meaningful. To each his own, but if not happy maybe transition to industry?

... and yep I read the #...., just giving those that post with seriousness my measure of happiness.

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