December 14, 2018

Feelings

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On Chivalry and Emotional Restraint in Public Accounting

When I started in public accounting we did a Skittle icebreaker on the first day in the office and each color had an associated question. My random Skittle question was, “If you could have any superpower, what would it be?” and I remember saying: “Nerves of Steel.” Most people thought it was a unique response. […]

Quote of the Day: A Banker’s Feelings Are Nothing to Me | 03.29.10

“The ability to not worry about whether bankers’ feelings are hurt.”

~ Vanessa Wittman, CFO of Marsh & McLennan Cos., on what skills got her through a tight credit market.