Shaheen Wirk on How Parents Motivate Child to Achieve

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In Chapter 2 of 17 in his 2012 Capture Your Flag interview, hedge fund analyst Shaheen Wirk answers "Where Has Your Family Been Most Supportive in Your Career Development?" Wirk discusses how his parents used different ways to motivate their kids. On one hand, there was verbal encouragement and never saying "no." On the other hand, Wirk notes how is father made it a point to push him when we he was coasting or when he feared failure. Wirk is a senior hedge fund analyst for Bridger Capital.