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How to Pump Yourself Up Before a Presentation (or Calm Yourself Down)
by / on 19/07/2018 at 11:00 / in Harvard Business Review

How to Pump Yourself Up Before a Presentation (or Calm Yourself Down)

Public speaking affects people in different ways. Some people get jittery and anxious before they talk; they need to spend time calming themselves down before they go onstage. Other people want to make sure they have extra energy when they’re in front of an audience. These people need to spend time amping themselves up before a talk — doing whatever […]

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Managers, et si vous osiez l’authenticité ?
by / on 16/05/2018 at 12:21 / in Management

Managers, et si vous osiez l’authenticité ?

Le dirigeant qui accepte de cesser de rouler des mécaniques et ose dévoiler ses faiblesses gagne en crédibilité. Il renforce aussi la solidité de son équipe face aux épreuves. Le dirigeant qui accepte de cesser de rouler des mécaniques et ose dévoiler ses faiblesses gagne en crédibilité. Il renforce aussi la solidité de son équipe face aux épreuves. Juliana Lepan […]

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The 25 Highest-Earning Hedge Fund Managers And Traders
by / on 18/04/2018 at 12:00 / in The Review

The 25 Highest-Earning Hedge Fund Managers And Traders

The hedge fund industry, the richest corner of Wall Street, has generally been unable to keep up with the surging bull market that has lifted stocks around the world in recent years. Last year was no exception. The average hedge fund manager returned 8.5% net of fees in 2017, according to HFR, compared to the 21.8% return of the Standard […]

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Bob Nolan, Managing Partner – Halyard Capital
by / on 09/04/2018 at 12:00 / in The Review

Bob Nolan, Managing Partner – Halyard Capital

OneWire (http://www.onewire.com/videos) interviews Bob Nolan, Managing Partner of Halyard Capital, in the latest installment to the Open Door video series with Skiddy von Stade. “Good management will save the worst of deals and bad management will sabotage the best of business plans.” Robert Nolan Jr. received a B.S./B.A. from Georgetown University and a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law. […]

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What Does Population Aging Mean for Growth and Investments?
by / on 12/03/2018 at 15:45 / in The Review

What Does Population Aging Mean for Growth and Investments?

Global populations are aging – on this there is little debate. However, what that means for growth, investment and social cohesion has been less often discussed. Profound demographic and technological changes are transforming the societies where we live and work globally. On the one hand, the large post-World War II generation is retiring and working age populations are shrinking in […]

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Can Index Funds Be a Force for Sustainable Capitalism?
by / on 08/12/2017 at 09:00 / in Harvard Business Review

Can Index Funds Be a Force for Sustainable Capitalism?

The investment industry is changing. Among other things, there is growing demand from both retail and institutional investors to align their capital with better environmental and social outcomes, and more resources going into index fund or quasi-indexing products. These two trends may seem separate—or, some people believe, incompatible—but together I believe they have the power to improve finance’s role in […]

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Meet the private equity fund that likes to hire ‘seasoned’ bankers
by / on 27/11/2017 at 12:00 / in The Review

Meet the private equity fund that likes to hire ‘seasoned’ bankers

If you want to leave banking for private equity, you usually need to go young. Our research suggests that most people make the move within 24 to 36 months of starting in banking. Some move even earlier – take Nik Okri, the former Goldman leveraged finance analyst who joined Summit Partners after only a year at GS. Others, however, only move […]

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Frat boys vs. strivers at Goldman Sachs. Trader destroys career for nothing
by / on 23/11/2017 at 15:00 / in The Review

Frat boys vs. strivers at Goldman Sachs. Trader destroys career for nothing

Goldman Sachs is a paradox. On one hand, it says it doesn’t like to hire wealthy, “entitled” graduates, but people who’ve risen out of adversity. On the other, it frequently seems to hire students from elite schoolswhose parents have often seemingly paid for them to study overseas. Lloyd Blankfein, current CEO and son of a mail sorter and a receptionist, […]

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I’m a successful 40 year-old banker. Here’s how I stay sane
by / on 22/11/2017 at 13:00 / in The Review

I’m a successful 40 year-old banker. Here’s how I stay sane

If you make it to the top of banking, you’re going to be part of the 1%. Congratulations! Except, that this comes with some downsides: success can breed envy and criticism. If you want to handle this without turning resentful and aloof, you need to cultivate the right mindset. Here’s what that looks like. Personally, I recently reached a major […]

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Témoignage : « J’ai 29 ans. Je travaillais à la City comme trader. J’ai quitté Londres pour Paris »
by / on 08/11/2017 at 15:00 / in Management

Témoignage : « J’ai 29 ans. Je travaillais à la City comme trader. J’ai quitté Londres pour Paris »

Notre interview parue la semaine dernière et intitulée « Je n’ai jamais rencontré d’anciens banquiers de la City qui se disaient heureux d’être rentrés à Paris ! » a suscité de nombreuses réactions, notamment sur notre site UK, où un trader parisien pense exactement l’inverse. Jugez plutôt par vous-même : « J’ai 29 ans. Je travaillais comme trader à Londres. J’ai quitté Londres pour Paris pour […]

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