5 Lessons I Learned from 10 Years on Wall Street – WIP #28

Before starting my journey as an entrepreneur, I worked as a trader on Wall Street for 10 years. 📈

Somebody recently asked me what I learned during that time that’s applicable to what I do now as an entrepreneur.

My first thought was, absolutely nothing 🤔 💭

But, then I thought a little deeper…

💡 Here’s 5 Lessons I Learned from Working on Wall Street💡

The relationship between fear and greed. As Warren Buffet says, “Be greedy when others are fearful and fearful when others are greedy.

Why it’s a waste of time to try and outperform the market. Betting on individual stocks is a huge distraction and a waste of my mental energy. I primarily only buy indices now.

How to talk like an adult and act like a professional. Super valuable and something I wish I learned at a younger age.

I acquired mad Excel skills. It seems silly, but those skills have allowed me to convince incredibly smart people to give me insane amounts of money.

Money aint a thing! It comes and it goes. On Wall Street I went through a ton of P&L volatility, and it increased my risk tolerance. As I build and invest in this company, not everything is going to go as planned, but I know I’ll be fine in the end. 

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