This is another special episode of Finance Career Launch where we cover a particular skill, habit or mindset that will help you advance your career in finance. Today we’ll cover the importance of teamwork and the difference between standing out and standing alone.
As I have mentioned before, finance attracts some pretty competitive people and it is a good thing to try to excel and stand out. You will be sought after by colleagues, companies and clients. But you can take it too far. It is good to stand out, but not to the point where you are standing alone or damaging the team.
In this episode we cover:
- A story from my childhood that illustrates this concept
- Why it is good to excel and stand out, but only to a point
- What your colleagues, clients and boss want from you
- The inevitable fate of the squeaky wheel …
Music by Elijah from NOMADS