Every time a tenant enters or exits a Rudin Management-owned property, the building notices. A sensor in a turnstile near the entrance sends a signal to the property’s operating system, dubbed Nantum. The system can sense sudden shifts in occupancy and quickly adjust its heating and air-conditioning depending on the

Is it better to build a finance career in a small or a big company for a really bright and smart guy (in Toronto, Canada)?

It all depends on who you are and what’s important to you.  If the job title is important to you then work for the small company or, even better, start your own company and be the Chief Executive Officer.  If money and a stable income is important to you then work for a large, profitable company.

If you prefer a structured work environment with well defined roles & responsibilities, if loyalty, obedience and traditions are important to you, and if you don’t mind putting up with a bit of bureaucracy and office politics, then go for the large company.

On the other hand, if you like to be creative and think outside the box, and if you value honesty, optimism, intellectual freedom, and are comfortable dealing with strangers and unfamiliar situations, then you’ll probably be happier in a smaller, entrepreneurial organization.

You should pick an employer whose culture fits with your natural personality.  It’s possible to conform to a corporate culture that isn’t a natural fit, but you’ll waste a lot of energy living the lie and it will affect your quality of life and job performance.