You and Your Research by Richard Hamming

http://www.paulgraham.com/hamming.html You know sometimes you read or watch something, and 3 minutes into it you say to yourself, 'WOW', and by the time you finish it you say to yourself, "WOWOWOW"? well, this is one of those.   It's long but worth every minute of your time. There is so much wisdom in there I … Continue reading You and Your Research by Richard Hamming

Grads: Skip the Bank Job, Join a Startup

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-06-13/grads-skip-the-bank-job-join-a-startup.html By Ezra Klein June 14 (Bloomberg) -- Dartmouth College has four valedictorians this year: Wills Begor, Glynnis Kearney, David Rogg and Jie Zhong. They are impressive kids. All have stratospheric GPAs. Most pulled off two majors and a minor. One developed a new social networking platform for the iPhone. So what are they doing … Continue reading Grads: Skip the Bank Job, Join a Startup

The Moment I Became An Entrepreneur

http://macdilis.tumblr.com/post/24515674981/the-moment-i-became-an-entrepreneur     "One day many years from now all that you will be able to do is think about the terrifying decisions you made and how they define who you are. The worst pain you can have is the feeling you get when you know that you knew what you wanted to do, but … Continue reading The Moment I Became An Entrepreneur

Life After Investment Banking

http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/life-after-investment-banking   OK, his experience is not exactly the same as yours perhaps, but more or less everyone in banking can find something in here that you can resonate with. Click on external link to see full text. "Like a majority of people who are on this website, I used to come on here and … Continue reading Life After Investment Banking

新退休主义流行,我们为什么不爱工作了?

http://news.xinhuanet.com/forum/2009-07/19/content_11710716.htm Click external link to see full content: Excerpt: "众所周知,退休应该是50岁以上人面临的人生转折,可现在我们的周围,时常可以听到这样一种声音:真想退休。发出这种声音的,不仅有步入职场几十年的“老人”,还有刚工作两三年的“新人”。有一些正值壮年、事业有成、意气风发的年轻人,将这种声音付诸行动,辞去让普通人艳羡不已的工作,主动要求“退休”,我们称其为“新退休主义”。作为都市中为工作为生活忙碌的一员,你如何看待“新退休主义”?为什么“不想工作”、“提前退休”这类话题总是在白领人群中持续发酵?你是否也渴望急流勇退?欢迎您来新华社区与大家分享您的体验,聊聊您的想法。"

NURSE REVEALS TOP 5 REGRETS OF THE DYING

http://kellyoxford.tumblr.com/post/14958669440/nurse-reveals-top-5-regrets-of-the-dying NURSE REVEALS TOP 5 REGRETS OF THE DYING From Arise India Forum: “For many years I worked in palliative care. My patients were those who had gone home to die. Some incredibly special times were shared. I was with them for the last three to twelve weeks of their lives People grow a lot … Continue reading NURSE REVEALS TOP 5 REGRETS OF THE DYING

(转)给明年依然年轻的我们:欲望、外界、标签、天才、时间、人生目标、现实、后悔、和经历

今天是22岁的最后一天。几个月前,我从沃顿商学院毕业,用文凭上“最高荣誉毕业”的标签安抚了已经年过半百的老妈,然后转头辞去了毕业后的第一份工作,跟一家很受尊敬的公司、还有150万的年薪道了别,回到了上海,加入了“刚毕业就失业”俱乐部,开始了一天三顿盒饭的新生活,中间许多精彩剧情暂时略过。(click title to continue)