This is another short, mid-week episode of Finance Career Launch where we discuss a particular skill, habit or mindset that will help you advance your finance career. Today I’ll be answering a question from one of our listeners, Mat.
Mat and I wrote back and forth a few times but his core question was:
Aside from finance, I have a huge interest in aviation. Can you recommend any ways I can include both aviation and finance in my career?
You may not share Mat's interest in aviation, but you may have an interest in another industry. No matter what you love, you can be in that industry and have a great finance career. That is one of the many great things about being in a functional area needed by every business.
When I answered Mat, I broke it down into six major categories. There are definitely others (for example, I didn't even mention private equity or other industry-focused investors), but in my mind these are some of the big ones:
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