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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.

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    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.

  • Harnessing Curiosity to Drive Your Career

    • Sep 26, 2018
    • Karen Kwong

    What is curiosity and why is it important for us to harness this skill? Check out Karen Kwong’s presentation to find out the key drivers to help you get the best out of your career [no sound].

  • 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.

  • Eric Sim, CFA, and the Skills for Success

    • Sep 17, 2018
    • Peter Gross

    My strategy is to be authentic, and to talk about career skills and life skills.

  • Top Communication Skills for Investment Professionals

    • Sep 15, 2018
    • Viktoria Girdenyte; Nick Bartlett, CFA, ASIP

    What does it take to be a successful investment professional? CFA UK recently undertook research to find out what skills and competencies employers look for when they recruit investment professionals. This involved interviews with front office investment and learning & development professionals from firms such as Schroders, Willis Towers Watson, Columbia Threadneedle Investments, PIMCO and more.

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    Talks at Google: Executive Presence

    • Jun 15, 2018

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

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.