Why smart people do foolish things, the search for meaning, and the potential dangers of social media and smartphones are among the topics covered in Lauren Foster's latest Weekend Reads.
Keep up your ethical exercise by reading on to find out what this week’s ethical “workout” is about. Developing strong ethical decision making skills takes practice!
As 2017 enters its final quarter, the White House and US Congress are trying to tackle a key Republican pledge from the 2016 elections: comprehensive tax reform. A major aspect of the preliminary proposal: a reduction in corporate tax rates. Joachim Klement, CFA, explores the potential costs and benefits of such a policy in the first installment of his two-part analysis of US tax reform.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is making inroads into private wealth management in both investment management and practice management. It’s an exciting time for AI, but will it cause more disruption or innovation for wealth managers?
"I don't see GDP growth running away from us," Robert S. Kaplan said. "In fact, if we don't take wise actions from a policy point of view, I actually think potential GDP is likely to trend lower over the next number of years from where it is now."
The ethical choice in a situation is not always clear or straightforward, so taking the time to exercise your ethical decision-making skills will help you when faced with a real ethical dilemma.
The topic of emotional intelligence (EQ) usually evokes predictable responses: eye-rolling, finger tapping, cavernous yawning, and wristwatch glancing. While expected, this response is counterproductive. The research is clear: Intelligence (IQ) gets you in the door, but EQ lands you in the winner’s circle.