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  • Career Conversations: The Role of Teambuilding in Leadership

    • Jul 11, 2019

    Discussion on the types of skills professionals need to become good leaders and build strong teams.

  • Career Conversations: Negotiation

    • Jul 11, 2019

    Discussion on negotiation as a leadership and communication skill.

  • Career Conversations: The Intersection of Emotional Intelligence and Executive Presence

    • Jul 11, 2019

    A discussion of emotional intelligence and executive presence and how these intersect in leadership.

  • woman being interviewed

    Persuasion Skills for Your Career: 10 Best Practices for Standing Out at Every Interview (Webinar)

    • Dec 20, 2018
    • Julia VanDeren and Paul Donehue

    10 behaviors that will enable you to express yourself in a persuasive style.

  • Geese flying

    Building Personal and Professional Resilience – with Joanna Young

    • Oct 9, 2018
    • Jane Coffey, ASIP

    Joanna explained that we are so used to being under pressure that we don’t realise the impact it is having on us - and those around us. Understanding what resilience is and how it affects us provides the imperative to act and improve our ability to bounce back.

  • For Fintech Career Switchers, the Hardest Skills to Master May Be the Soft Ones

    • Sep 26, 2018
    • Cynthia Harrington, CFA

    CFA charterholders and other professionals who have made the transition to fintech from traditional finance explain why adapting to different work cultures is a critical challenge.

  • 9 Ways to Survive Disruption in the Workplace

    • Sep 25, 2018
    • Julia VanDeren

    Your line of work will get disrupted. This is a baseline assumption for everyone, but the state of today’s business environment may set millennials apart from previous generations of young professionals settling into their careers.

  • woman with presence

    Talks at Google: Executive Presence

    • Jun 15, 2018

    Sylvia Ann Hewlett discusses Executive Presence as part of the Talks at Google series.

  • executive presence

    Career Conversations: Introduction to Leadership Presence

    • Feb 2, 2018

    In this video interview (approx 17mins) Dr. Lili Powell explains three essential components of leadership presence and ways it can be developed.

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    The Center for Talent Innovation's Key Findings: Executive Presence

    • Feb 2, 2018
    • Center for Talent Innovation

    The Center for Talent Innovation published Key Findings on Executive Presence. Authors are Sylvia Ann Hewlett, Lauren Leader-Chivée, Laura Sherbin, and Joanne Gordon with Fabiola Dieudonné. Research sponsors are American Express, Bloomberg, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Ernst & Young, Gap Inc., Goldman Sachs, Interpublic Group, Marie Claire, and Moody’s Foundation.

  • Order in mind

    Why Memory Training Matters for Financial Professionals (Take 15 Series)

    • Dec 1, 2017

    This video interview with Chester Santos is part of the CFA Institute Take 15 Series.

  • communications cartoon

    Conscious Communication: Headline Speaking and Writing

    • Jun 14, 2017
    • James Ware, CFA

    In this blog post that originally appeared on Enterprising Investor James Ware, CFA, discusses effective and concise communication.

  • man sharing wisdom

    Words of Wisdom Series: Lessons Learned During Your Career

    • Jun 14, 2017

    In this series of short videos, you will hear career advice from the following investment professionals (in the order in which they appear): Christopher Tan; Michael L. Mayo, CFA; Jim Leech; Elizabeth Collins, CFA; Philippa Malmgren; Dambisa Moyo; Halla Tomasdottir.

  • To Compete with Robos, Advisers Must Become Financial Physicians

    • May 1, 2017
    • Lauren Foster

    In this post originally appearing on Enterprising Investor, Lauren Foster examines how humans can successfully compete with robos.

  • Career Conversations: Emotional Intelligence and Leadership

    • Mar 29, 2017

    This short interview with an executive coach addresses the importance of developing emotional intelligence as a leader.

  • Professionals chatting

    Poor Communication Hurts Performance

    • Mar 29, 2017
    • Nathan Jaye, CFA

    Nathan Jaye, CFA, interviews Tom Brakke, CFA, about the importance of good communication to success in investment management.

  • The Art and Science of Business Listening

    • Mar 29, 2017

    This webinar provides guidance and insights on how to improve your listening skills.

  • Man presenting

    How to Be Clear, Concise and Compelling When Delivering Data-Heavy Presentations

    • Mar 28, 2017

    Investment professionals are constantly challenged to explain complex concepts and large amounts of information to a variety of audiences. It is important to cut through this data “fog,” so clients, coworkers, and committees can make informed decisions on critical issues. This webinar will help you learn how to do just that.

  • Creating rapport in an interview

    Creating Rapport in an Interview

    • Mar 20, 2017

    Rapport is the connection between two people; the spoken and unspoken words that say ‘we are on the same page’. In an interview situation you can employ numerous techniques to maximize the rapport between yourself and your interviewer.