Why Gordon Gekko was off the mark… and why I’ll take passion over profits any day.

Innovate and Optimize

I think that a lot of businesses have failed because people don’t have passion, they have greed.”  – Robert Herjavec

There are countless examples of where capitalism falls off-base and leads to marginal decision-making that has a negative impact on the greater whole.  Wall Street, both in the cinemas and in practice, has always left a bad taste in my mouth.  The “Greed is Good” ideology simply doesn’t cut the mustard in today’s marketplace:  Customers are informed, governments are restrictive, and competitors are quick to exploit any who are brash enough to sacrifice long-term goals with short-sighted profits. 

Now, as we shake many of the cobwebs off after the Great Recession, I have a rising suspicion that Gekko’s sentiments may begin to creep back into The mainstream.   I want to take a moment to address the real harbinger of growth:  Passion.  After I received my BA, I interview with…

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