It’s getting to be that time of year when rosy-cheeked college seniors say goodbye to school and hello to the real world.
We’re trying to let them know a little something about how real it is, and hand out some advice.
This nugget comes from Anthony Scaramucci, a managing partner at SkyBridge Capital, an asset management firm with $7.1 billion under management.
“The Mooch” as he’s known, has admitted that he may not have been the wisest young banker when he started at Goldman Sachs — he played “chicken” with his Series 7 exam, for example.
But he survived, and with a clear idea of what he wish he’d known then (which is key).
“I wish I had read Andrew Carnegie’s autobiography and not waited until my 25th year on Wall Street,” he told Business Insider.
Just one book? Not too shabby.