Thursday, October 19, 2006

Tax Brackets

Someone asked me a really stupid question about their tax brackets yesterday. So for the record i thought i'd post the 2006 tax brackets (note that its tiered for each SEGMENT of income, so if you are in the 33% tax bracket, it doesnt mean that 33% applies to all of your income.. just to the monies that are in that segment)

Study Group @ Cornell

Foley and Aaron Ryan studying Financial Accounting-- Circa Oct 2006 @ The Residence Inn Newark Delaware. Thanks for teaching us accounting Foley, really do appreciate it.

Friday, October 13, 2006

Running free...

Finally found Paul Di'Anno singing the original Iron Maiden song running free. The song is what got me into Maiden back in its been 24 yrs and I'm still evolving but musical tastes dont change...

Saturday, October 07, 2006

Thursday, October 05, 2006

Old Mates

Spoke online to an old friend from high school today - David. Turns out that hes a father now and has a bonny baby girl :) My how time flies, we're getting old, watching the next generation grow up already..

Wednesday, October 04, 2006

Analyzing my career

I'm at a point where I'm not very happy with my job (to say in the least). A series of events have culminated in me wondering if I really swim in a pool of sharks that are supposed to be my so called inner circle.

I took a step back to write down what I thought

Analyzing my options:

Immediate options: Complete my Exec MBA

Where Am I?
- Senior Manager in a big 5 consulting firm
- Work on client engagements focusing on technology integration and CRM

What do I want to do?
- Run my own company, innovate a solution or a product

Am I Happy?
- At my current job, NO! Im frustrated with the way things are going with my boss, he can get tunnel vision from time to time and i'm afraid at some point our relationship will mean nothing to me

Do I need a change of job?
- Yes. I need to do something totally different. Even if it is for a little less money

Where do we go from here?
- Investigate opportunities outside my current company
- Look at starting my own company
- Take a break for about 6 months and basically spend time with my mom

Tuesday, October 03, 2006

The NYSE .. Sept 15 2006

As part of my class at cornell, we had the fortune of being invited to the closing bell at the NYSE on Friday Sept 15 2006. Of course, I had to come off with the funny looking face

Funny looking eggplant

We had bought this sometime in June/July of 2006 and I had taken a picture. Forgot completely about it, but here it is.. funny a heck...