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Dealing with Passive-Aggressive Executives

Executive relations entail dealing with many profiles, and one of the most problematic are passive-aggressive people. These may be loyalists of old executives that have

Agustin Lebron, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Essilen Research

Interview with Agustin Lebron, Managing Director, Essilen Research

“People emulate how their leaders think and act. If you seem never to change your mind, if you institute a hierarchical culture where people only speak up when they’re sure they’re right, those are the people you’re going to get. In a competitive undertaking like trading, the best ideas have many parents. The image of a lone genius sitting in a corner dreaming up profitable strats is, in 2020, just wrong. Leaders who participate as equals with their team reap the benefits of that collaborative culture”

Facing Brutal Facts

Some techniques to face harsh realities and brutal facts when you have slid into your comfort zone or are deluding yourself thinking things are easier now.

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Dealing with Rejection in Sales

The capacity to dealing with rejection in sales is one of the most important traits to possess. You will face many situations where you have

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How To Motivate a Team

How to motivate a team as a leader or executive if you need to perform or have more output, including vocational and culture considerations.

Edgar Schein, Creator of the Career Anchors Framework

Edgar Schein’s Career Anchors

A short overview of Edgar Schein’s Career Anchors framework, including types of work, pay and benefits, promotion and recognition systems.

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How Top Executives Tackle Board Relations

Executives have different takes on executive and board relations, with different communication styles. There is no single way to do this, especially when dealing with

Harry Jarn, Chief Sales Officer, Movi

Interview with Harry Järn, CSO, Movi

A good board member takes into account the company context. Early stage ventures need very different help from a board than more mature companies. So being an experienced board member even from the same industry doesn’t necessarily mean the person is the right board member for your company.

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Asset Management in COVID-19 Times

With violent market whipsaws and opinions diverging by the day, it’s important for an asset manager to keep a level head and rethink their strategy

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Hedge Fund Research Best Practices

Discussion on hedge fund research strategies and techniques to maximize its utility and usability for building investment theses and executing.