Etsy (Italian for “oh, yes!”): That wonderful, whimsical online marketplace for crafty sole entrepreneurs is branching out. My recent experience attending an innovative and uniquely structured conference: “Hello Etsy: Reimagine the Marketplace” showed me that Etsy is nothing less than a market force.
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Only a few short years ago, investment banking was the hottest career of hot finance careers. Lately, Wall Street in general is suffering a major identity crisis. Pilloried as the bane of our economic existence, the financial industry is feeling the heat. At a recent lecture on corporate responsibility, the guy sitting next to me confessed in whispering tones, “I work at Goldman Sachs.” I gasped, “Has it come to that?” As a former senior partner in a top recruiting firm from 1997-2009, I remember when talented financiers bragged about their GS pedigree. Nowadays, many folks off the Street view this as a mark of shame. It’s reached the point where no one knows: what’s a banker to do?
Yoga is a physical, mental, and spiritual practice from Ancient India distinguished by knowledge and action. What does this have to do with Investment Banking?
Listen to this extraordinary interview with former Bank of America Investment Banker Rasanath Das who explains to Good-b’s Monika Mitchell why he left Wall Street to head up the Bhakti Yoga Center on New York’s Lower East Side.