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How to Handle a PR Crisis
by / on 14/09/2018 at 13:00 / in Best Lawyers®

How to Handle a PR Crisis

This is not a drill. In fact, it actually happened. A company called—a nonprofit company—and said they had lost a crucial endorsement from a national agency that provides oversight in its industry, impacting the nonprofit’s ability to continue to operate. The agency’s decision not to endorse would send a negative signal to others in the industry, which could force the nonprofit to close. They understood […]

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J.P. Morgan and Goldman Sachs are adding algo-trading VPs
by / on 09/08/2018 at 13:30 / in The Review

J.P. Morgan and Goldman Sachs are adding algo-trading VPs

Structurers aside, one type of finance professional is particularly popular this year: the systematic or algorithmic (algo) trader. Whether it’s to work on the central risk book or creating algos for customer trades, banks are busy looking for algo trading talent. Both Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan have recently added vice president (VP) level talent in the area. Goldman Sachs hired Tim Rohkemper from […]

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Leaders Focus Too Much on Changing Policies, and Not Enough on Changing Minds
by / on 25/06/2018 at 20:00 / in Harvard Business Review

Leaders Focus Too Much on Changing Policies, and Not Enough on Changing Minds

Not long ago, I asked 100 CEOs attending a conference how many of them were currently involved in a significant business transformation. Nearly all of them raised their hands, which was no surprise. According to a study by BCG, 85% of companies have undertaken a transformation during the past decade. The same research found that nearly 75% of those transformations fail to […]

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2 Reasons Why Asking About Salary in the First Interview is a Big Mistake
by / on 22/06/2018 at 09:00 / in The Review

2 Reasons Why Asking About Salary in the First Interview is a Big Mistake

The job seeker shouldn’t be the one to bring up salary and benefits first. Here’s why… On Youtube, we recently shared several examples of things job seekers do in interviews that make them look desperate. I was surprised at the number of viewers who were bothered by the suggestion to never bring up salary in the interview. The main pushback was, […]

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Elon Musk and the Unnerving Influence of Twitter’s Power Users
by / on 06/06/2018 at 11:00 / in WIRED

Elon Musk and the Unnerving Influence of Twitter’s Power Users

Elon Musk is tweeting up a storm, and he’s loving every minute of it. With 21 million followers, Musk has emerged as one of the defining Twitter voices of 2018, someone who will happily and democratically engage with anybody who @s him. Like other gazillionaires before him—Rupert Murdoch, Marc Andreessen—he’s found in Twitter a fun and unfiltered platform for self-expression. […]

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The Next Era of Factor Investing
by / on 15/05/2018 at 10:00 / in The Review

The Next Era of Factor Investing

For decades, investors have used certain stock attributes known as “factors” — such as size, value or momentum — to predict investment returns over long periods. Today, factor-based investing is getting a boost from big data and technology. Nicholas Chan, of the Quantitative Investment Strategies team in Goldman Sachs Asset Management, explains the evolution of factor-based investing. Nicholas, can you explain factor-based […]

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Mindfulness as a Management Technique Goes Back to at Least the 1970s
by / on 03/05/2018 at 11:00 / in Harvard Business Review

Mindfulness as a Management Technique Goes Back to at Least the 1970s

Mindfulness is now seen as a crucial skill in business. Meditation practices have the capacity to calm the mind, relax the body, boost resilience, and even increase situational awareness. The study of mindfulness — often defined as paying attention, nonjudgmentally and on purpose — is a regular part of the creativity and wellness culture at firms around the world. But although mindfulness may seem to be […]

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Qu’est-ce que le blurring ?
by / on 30/04/2018 at 13:00 / in Management

Qu’est-ce que le blurring ?

Non, le “blurring” n’est pas une nouvelle technique de maquillage mais a plutôt à voir avec la frontière entre vie personnelle et vie professionnelle. Porté par la digitalisation des outils professionnels, le “blurring” est le terme utilisé fréquemment pour décrire le flou qui s’est installé autour des frontières entre vie privée et vie professionnelle. Si ce phénomène n’est pas nouveau, l’expression est […]

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Tips from the Top: First Jobs
by / on 26/04/2018 at 09:00 / in The Review

Tips from the Top: First Jobs

OneWire (www.onewire.com/videos) interviews business and finance executives about their first jobs and how they got started. From a nuclear weapons transshipment pilot to a golf caddy, even the top CEOs on Wall Street started somewhere.

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The Best Leaders See Things That Others Don’t. Art Can Help.
by / on 23/04/2018 at 09:00 / in Harvard Business Review

The Best Leaders See Things That Others Don’t. Art Can Help.

I don’t often start essays about leadership with insights from French novelists, but in this case it seems appropriate. “The real act of discovery,” Marcel Proust wrote, “consists not in finding new lands but in seeing with new eyes.” Today the most successful companies don’t just outcompete their rivals. They redefine the terms of competition by embracing one-of-a-kind ideas in […]

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