Leadership, Management & Communication Skills

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Women’s Work: Getting Ahead Despite Glass Ceilings, Glass Cliffs, and Leaky Pipelines

Women's Work: Getting Ahead Despite Glass Ceilings, Glass Cliffs, and Leaky Pipelines

Women make up more than half of the professional and technical workforce in the United States, and yet the gender gap in business and investment management persists. What’s important is to raise awareness around the issue of gender bias and work and to encourage organizations to foster professional development among women. The way forward and towards change is having the conversation in the first place. Read more

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Book Review: The Value Proposition

The Value Proposition: Sionna’s Common Sense Path to Investment Success

The book is an informative guide for those striving to gain a deeper understanding of and improve their skills in value investing. Its themes include adapting to changing market conditions, defining and calculating intrinsic value, and constructing and rebalancing portfolios. Read more

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Career Management Stategy: Declare Your Goals

Career Management Stategy: Declare Your Goals

I recently attended a conference for talent management, learning and development, and recruiting professionals at financial services firms. Listening to the presentations and discussions among attendees over two days, the following career management strategy emerged in my mind as one worth some attention and emphasis: Tell your employer your career goals. Read more

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How to Win Investors’ Trust

How to Win Investors Trust

The combination of the financial crisis, events like the Libor scandal, and frequent news stories about financial organizations putting their interests above their clients, it is obvious why some investors may be concerned about the quality of advice and the motivations of their financial service providers. Read more

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