13 for '13

December 31, 2013

Filed Under: New Year, Holidays, Reflection

The end of the year is a good time for reflection, and as 2013 comes to a close, I will look back on it as a year with many personal and professional highlights. It was a year in which the NYSE consummated a deal that creates a leader in our industry, a year that saw the opening of a school for special needs children in New Jersey that should serve as a prototype for others, and a year in which I was given the opportunity to deliver the commencement address at my Alma Mater, Colgate University.

Given the importance that Colgate folklore places on the number 13, and the fact that this was 2013, I chose to share 13 thoughts with the graduates. As you look forward to what comes after '13, I hope some of the following can accompany you on the career journey that lies ahead:

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