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Moving Up

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Hear directly from business leaders. Secrets to success, struggles along the way, optimal career paths and life in general.

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Hear directly from business leaders. Secrets to success, struggles along the way, optimal career paths and life in general.

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What a cool way to show a real perspective on different people in these careers! Give it a listen!

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iTunes Ratings

181 Ratings
Average Ratings
161
11
5
0
4

This is great!

By Kingnnntrefgh - May 16 2020
Read more
What a cool way to show a real perspective on different people in these careers! Give it a listen!

Superb Content

By wsofan19 - May 08 2020
Read more
I learned a lot from the information presented! Thanks!
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Moving Up

Latest release on May 26, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail 12 days ago

Rank #1: E112: Stephen Warley – Life skills that matter

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Stephen left the corporate grind to start his own business. How and why he did that and how everything is about self-awareness. Why in the future we’ll all be working for ourselves and the best exercise for self-awareness and identifying patterns in your life. Also, how to increase your yes to no ratio.

Nov 05 2019

25mins

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Rank #2: Sales & Trading vs. Investment Banking, but Now Hedge Funds

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Hedge fund analyst discusses his transition from sales and trading to banking to hedge funds. What it’s like working for Houlihan’ s restructuring group, distressed debt investing and the hedge fund interview process.

Jun 06 2017

35mins

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Rank #3: E113: Chris Villanueva – How to get your dream job (the actual steps you need to take)

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Why your job search needs to be super targeted, what your resume and cover letter needs to say and how to stand out from the crowd.

Nov 19 2019

25mins

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Rank #4: IB Survival Tactics and a Job Offer!

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Chad shares his 3 hacks for working 100-hour weeks. He walks us through his decision process for 3 incredible offers – a job at Andreessen Horowitz, being the first employee at Dollar Shave Club (which sold for $1B) or starting his own company. How he is starting his own VC fund now and wants you to work at it!

Feb 13 2018

36mins

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Rank #5: Jeff Solomon - The startup journey

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What makes a good entrepreneur, how to accelerate results by going to work for a successful entrepreneur and why startups take so long to build.

Dec 11 2018

36mins

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Rank #6: Kevin Zhang (Upfront Ventures) Going from analyst to partner

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Deciding on startups vs the buy-side. Developing flexible decision making and the secrets of climbing the ranks and making partner in 5-years.

Feb 12 2019

29mins

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Rank #7: How to make money on the side in real estate

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Mark lays out how to start investing in real estate. How he left his IB job and now works 2 hours per week.

May 01 2018

17mins

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Rank #8: Discovering what you want – learnings from McKinsey, Bridgewater and now venture investing

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Caleb Williams chats about why choosing to go to HBS was a hard decision. The difference between life at McKinsey and Bridgewater and how his goals led him to venture capital.

Apr 24 2018

30mins

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Rank #9: E119: Jason Brown (Tally) - Automating your financial life

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Jason’s a born entrepreneur – how he discovered that and the incredible company’s he’s built as a result. His advice for how to best tackle life, why he likes operating over investing and a fascinating discussion on the role automation will have in shaping the human experience.

Jan 14 2020

28mins

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Rank #10: David Sica (NYCA) – Not taking no for an answer

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David is an investor at a top vc fund. His path to get there went through banking but was filled with challenges and required some creativity – even persisting after getting fired. Going from being a financial advisor to investment banker, proving that your serious and exchanging hard work for the opportunity to learn.

Jan 15 2019

30mins

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Rank #11: How Billionaires set goals

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Geoff Woods runs the business behind The 1 Thing, the highest rated business book of all time. Actionable discussion on how to invest your time.

Jul 17 2018

29mins

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Rank #12: Niki Pezeshki (Felicis Ventures) - Attitude and passion

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Niki went straight to the buyside after college at Vista Equity Partners. Wanted to get his hands dirty outside of finance, saw that the grass is not necessarily always greener, got back into private equity and is now a VC.

Apr 09 2019

35mins

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Rank #13: Mark Mullen - Wash your own glass

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Mark was an investment banker for 22 years. He sold his bank to RBC, became the COO of Los Angeles and now is a venture investor. Why he doesn’t like traditional meeting structures and how he uses pattern recognition to invest in startups.

Aug 28 2018

32mins

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Rank #14: Alex Pessala (Middleland Capital) - If you’re not moving forward, you’re moving backward

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Differentiating yourself in IB recruiting. How working in banking made him realize he wanted to be an entrepreneur and building a network when you don’t have one.

Dec 04 2018

30mins

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Rank #15: Adam Dell (Clarity Money acquired by Goldman Sachs) – Run towards what you’re good at

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Adam discovered his interest in venture capital while in law school then hustled his way into the industry by offering to work for free. Not being afraid to do the work, going deep and the importance of focus. Starting Clarity Money and selling it to Goldman Sachs 18 months later for $$$.

Aug 06 2019

39mins

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Rank #16: Mr. Opportunity - Keith Wasserman

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Discussing all things real estate, learning by doing and how one small investment can build a real estate empire.

Aug 14 2018

32mins

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Rank #17: IB to PE to Headhunting

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A headhunter for hedge funds discusses what will set you apart. How to be honest with yourself and non-traditional paths from finance.

Nov 21 2017

34mins

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Rank #18: E121: Turner Novak (Gelt VC) - Never stop hustling

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Turner was determined to become a venture capitalist and he made it happen – but not without some extreme sacrifices along the way. Building a brand on twitter, making the most out of what you have and always finding a way to add value for others.

Jan 28 2020

33mins

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Rank #19: Ryan Darnell (Max Ventures) – Transitioning from PE to VC

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The differences between pe and venture and why venture is so much more about influence. How to think about the first 12-months of a new business and finding the intersection of what you’re good at and what you like to do. www.ansarada.com

Jun 18 2019

36mins

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Rank #20: Michael Berolzheimer (Bee Partners) - Unlimited risk tolerance

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Michael did IB, PE and b-school, founded 4 company’s and now invests in startups at the very earliest stage. Leaving private equity for a career in broken unloved and new businesses.

Nov 13 2018

30mins

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