Category Archives: Leadership, Management & Communication Skills

Overcoming the Economic God Complex

How can economic forecasters improve when they have little incentive to do any better? Behavioral economist Tim Harford thinks financial professionals need help overcoming a God complex. Read More

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4 Lessons from Iceland for Surviving a Financial Crisis

Halla Tomasdottir cofounded Audur Capital in the year before Iceland’s massive financial crisis. She credits the survival of her firm to four key values. Read More

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Where Should Analysts Look for Unique Insights? Beyond Company Management

James J. Valentine, CFA, says that three components must be combined to provide equity analysts with unique insight. Read More

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Investment Professionals: How Socially Useful Are You?

To restore trust, private wealth managers must step out of the shadows, demonstrate value, and prove their relevance not only to clients but also to society at large, says Newton Investment Management CEO Helena Morrissey. Read More

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Helena Morrissey on Diversity Driving Company Performance

Helena Morrissey says a diversity of perspective can improve company performance, but it must be developed internally, not imposed externally. Read More

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How to Find Elusive Happiness at Work

Alexander Kjerulf, chief happiness officer at Woohoo Inc., argues that happiness at work is not only good for employees but also good for profitability. He believes happiness is created by focusing on results, recognition, and relationships. Read More

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John Rogers: We Need to Seek a Sustainable Place for the Future of Finance

The president and CEO of CFA Institute opened the Fifth Annual European Investment Conference by calling on investment professionals to think about a sustainable way forward and how to rebuild trust in the industry. Read More

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Alexander Kjerulf: How Do You Pursue Happiness at Work?

At our upcoming Fifth Annual European Investment Conference, the Chief Happiness Officer of Woohoo inc. will address this question by providing investment professionals with his insights into the topic from empirical research and anecdotal evidence. Read More

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