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Four years ago I embarked on an abrupt career transformation. I went from hedge fund researcher to creative solopreneur (with a messy discovery process in the middle). I recently launched a new podcast with Quartz called FWD: Thinking (iTunes, Spotify) and interviewed five bold professionals who have...

My new podcast FWD: Thinking (iTunes, Spotify) is about recreating your career. This season, I'll interview bold professionals who have challenged the status quo in the pursuit of meaningful work. In each episode, I also reflect upon my own reinvention from Wall Street analyst to creative...

This post first appeared on Instagram over @radreadsco. Ascending the corporate ladder can involve an alphabet soup of options. There's T vs. I-shaped professionals, a concept pioneered by design guru and IDEO CEO Tim Brown. For the wonkier free-agent types, there's the semicolon-shaped person coined by blogger Venkatesh Rao. These...

Investing in a stock involves taking disparate bits of information and unifying them into a thesis. There's an approach called Mosaic Theory, in which an investment analyst acts like a detective or investigative journalist; pulling on threads to see if something juicy will materialize. The...

I polled the bookworms in the RadReads community in search of some light, well-written fiction. Here's the list they came back with, organized into two categories. (Editor's Note: the links below are Amazon Affiliate links and support the growth of RadReads.) Multiple recommendations [su_list icon="icon: bolt" icon_color="#2a2a2a"] Less,...

OK guys, I did it. After growing a beard and exclusively rocking Air Maxes for three straight years - I smashed the last relic of my corporate existence. The alarm clock. And by flipping that pesky Radar the bird; I've come one step closer to the promised land....

I'm often asked to distill my post-Wall Street career transformation into some simple advice. And when I think about my business today - the speaking engagements, consulting, coaching, and press there's one thing that sticks out: a consistent writing practice. People assume that I've always been...

This is part 2 of the Rent vs. own series and check out RadReader comments. The 90s electronic act called KLF (of 3 AM fame) once pulled a publicity stunt that went awry. Having only tasted modest success, they burned a million British pounds declaring that...

I've found a nice groove writing about the intersection of money, mindset, and work. Here are some of the best pieces on topics ranging from retirement, home ownership, changing jobs, inheritance, and risk-taking. [su_list icon="icon: bolt" icon_color="#2a2a2a"] Why are successful people so scared of being broke? ...