Rank #1: Sales & Trading vs. Investment Banking, but Now Hedge Funds
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
Rank #2: How to make money on the side in real estate
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
Rank #3: IB Survival Tactics and a Job Offer!
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
Rank #4: Bryce Galen (Zero) – Challenging the status quo
Bryce began his career in investment banking and then left Wall Street when his real estate private equity group was shut down in 2008. Deciding to become an entrepreneur, trying to start a bank from scratch and a debit card with credit card style rewards. Also, some advice for going from finance to tech. www.realvision.com/wso
Sep 17 2019
Rank #5: How Billionaires set goals
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
Rank #6: Ryan Darnell (Max Ventures) – Transitioning from PE to VC
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
Rank #7: More Tips for How to Break into Wall Street – Andre Bueno
What you need to do to prepare yourself before you start looking for job and how the PRIME method is the key to landing the job. Tips to differentiate yourself in the resume submission/interview process and how to go from cold emails to job offers.
Sep 12 2017
Rank #8: How to become a VC - Ali Hamed
Ali discusses his scrappy and creative start to becoming a venture capitalist. The steps he took and his advice on how to become a vc without working for one. How to have others network on your behalf and a little on crypto investing at the end.
Jun 26 2018
Rank #9: Jeff Solomon - The startup journey
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
Rank #10: Howard Lindzon - It’s all about getting equity
Howard tell us why the more paper you have the better. Public vs private markets and how you should be investing. Career path recommendations for wannabe entrepreneurs
Jul 03 2018
Rank #11: Mr. Opportunity - Keith Wasserman
Discussing all things real estate, learning by doing and how one small investment can build a real estate empire.
Aug 14 2018
Rank #12: CEO Coach who Left Goldman Sachs and Carlyle Breaks Down the Playbook for How to Win
Geoff Blades will tell you how to turn success into a method. How to find out what you want and then how to go get it.
Sep 26 2017
Rank #13: Mark Mullen - Wash your own glass
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
Rank #14: Greg Isenberg (Islands) - Confident but humble
Finding confidence with your skill set. Why group chat is the new social network and life hacks at the very end.
Mar 26 2019
Rank #15: Adam Dell (Clarity Money acquired by Goldman Sachs) – Run towards what you’re good at
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
Rank #16: Khaled Hussein (RedDoor) - Trust the network
Founding Tilt and the learnings from the incredible journey. Now building a real estate tech company to simplify the mortgage process. Working on difficult problems that will can change the world and being stubborn on where you want to be but flexible on how you get there. www.realvision.com/wso
Sep 10 2019
Rank #17: From an Extreme Non-Target to the Head of Trading at Lehman
Jared Dillian describes how he accomplished the impossible and his advice for you can do the same. How to stand-out, how to get the inside edge and what you can be doing now while still in school.
Aug 29 2017
Rank #18: Hadley Harris (ENIAC Ventures) – Starting over at 30
Hadley followed his love for technology to get into venture investing. How/why he started his own fund vs working for an existing one. Focusing on 1 thing and a couple life hacks at the end.
Nov 27 2018
Rank #19: How to be a leader today - Dan Schawbel
How to connect with people and build a network. Creating habits and making yourself uncomfortable.
Mar 12 2019
Rank #20: Niki Pezeshki (Felicis Ventures) - Attitude and passion
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