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MakingMyself's Mission - Uncertainty Strikes Back

It's seems like yesterday when I decided to leave my short chased career in Investment Banking. But actually, almost 7 years have past since I tried to be one of those corporate yellow-less minions in seek for glory and reaches by transforming spreadsheets and powerpoint presentations in cold hearted cash. Not without having spent not less than 60 to 90 hours per week in shaping financial projections.

Further from the truth, six months in the industry, in Singapore, far away from my European home in Barcelona, the question my manager's manager had for me, had a very obvious answer:

"Hey boy, you did a great work for us. Do you want make it permanent?"

If you remember, the final scene of the movie "The pursuit of Happiness" (spoiler alert) when Will Smith's character, Chris Gardner, leaves the office in happy tears for having offered a position in a firm to become a broker. My situation then described something similar although with a different outcom…