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What do you wish you had understood at a younger age?

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Don't look around too much! Focus on what you have in front of you and a way will be made for better opportunities.

Accept what you don't have now and trust that one day you'll have them.

Don't seek happiness from the outside. Your success with your duties now will make you a happy man for now and for later on.

Do the best with what you have and don't compare your skills and performance with others.

Don't put yourself down (as long as you stay honest with yourself)

Failures are part of life, they're sad but they're not that bad. Don't let yourself be defined by them.

Take every season of your life seriously; you will never have it back!

Value friends in your life, they're what bring salt to your salad!

Don't look for a woman to change your life to make it better. Take away that mentality off your mind, it doesn't make sense to look for such a person!

I have many more that I could write a whole book but I'll stop now for the sake of I've been online catching up for more than an hour now...

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Look
If you had
One shot
Or one opportunity
To seize everything you ever wanted
In one moment
Would you capture it
Or just let it slip?
Yo
His palms are sweaty, knees weak, arms are heavy
There's vomit on his sweater already, mom's spaghetti
He's nervous, but on the surface he looks calm and ready
To drop bombs, but he keeps on forgettin'
What he wrote down, the whole crowd goes so loud
He opens his mouth, but the words won't come out
He's chokin', how, everybody's jokin' now
The clocks run out, times up, over, blaow!
Snap back to reality, oh there goes gravity
Oh, there goes Rabbit, he choked
He's so mad, but he won't give up that easy? No
He won't have it, he knows his whole back city's ropes
It don't matter, he's dope, he knows that, but he's broke
He's so…

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All I heard was spaghetti and now I’m hungry

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That I needed to ask for and pursue what I want instead of waiting for someone above me to deem me worthy and offer it.

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Figuring this out now

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That’s it’s ok as a dude to express feelings

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You box that crap up and stick it in a shelf high up in your brain.

Totally just kidding. This is good advice.

The reality behind student loans and the importance of saving early

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Or maybe other people had bigger loans, make less, had something happen. You’re saying “I didn’t get mine so no one should get anything” sounds bitter af.

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Your background determines what careers you’re eligible for. No amount of degrees, honors, awards, extracurriculars, or volunteer activities will ever change that.

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Some of you have really lived in a bubble all your life

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That the firm will always care way more about the partners than you

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M2, you’re an american classic.

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That 16 y/o me had a way stronger influence over my life trajectory than current self.

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Very well could’ve meant Ivey. Canada MBB targets there (and queens) primarily

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that one day my parents were going to get old

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Get your own kids and see them growing and give the best examples of life and how it goes and what their place in it is and how awesome member of society they are! And love love love and show it as much as you can with time you spend with them and hugs you give them, not expensive toys....

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You may love many times but your fist love will linger on like a disability.

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Ahhh man...met up with mine like 2 days ago after 10 years. No moves were made, but definitely felt like we were scoping each other our..for something. Damn it.

F.B.G.M.

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A4, my response is in reference to the OP’s question. Fk the BS and get money. Once we get the money, then we get our pick.

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Working your life away for a job is not the definition of life, instead prioritize and cherish time with loved ones since you only get one life

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That in only 15 minutes you could save 15% or more on your car insurance when you call geico

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Have to go with geico. State Farm didn’t do a damn thing for Aaron Rogers last week

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Self confidence and knowing my worth. Once I realized my worth, my outlook on life drastically changed for the better!

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In debt of 400 K

Maths.

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That I shouldn’t have gone into this line of work

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@D5 why not? what kind of work do you do?

Running doesn’t suffice to lose weight

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That’s what I tell people. “Fat people run marathons”

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HR is meant to project the company, not you

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So true!

That nobody really knows what they are doing. We are all really good at jumping in and trying to figure it out.

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True that !!

That it doesn’t take as much money as I thought it did to buy a home or condo. Which I had bought way sooner than I did and not wasted literally hundreds of thousands on rent. 10 years out of college, and I could be 1/3rd of the way through a mortgage, and have some serious equity built up.

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Naturally DC is higher 😂

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Financial literacy early on gives you a huge advantage over everyone else your age, especially in respect to student debt and retirement

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This 👍🏼

I wish I had started investing earlier.

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Client was part of a divest of company A call it Company AB. Company AB gets divested and stood up independently but is now a part of Company C. Your work with client was all under Company AB until close but no work beyond close. Client calls and asks if you want to work for them at Company CB.

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What level do most people get stuck at in industry and speaking in broad strokes what’s the salary range for the level? Realize industry and a lot of other factors impact this, but trying to get a general sense.

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Not the main selection criterion but definitely crosses my mind

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Is it hard to go from a Big 4 to somewhere like Alix Partners or MBB?

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How much base salary can you expect for a s&o manager position?

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