The secret to earning more $$$: Leverage your Time

The secret to earning more $$$: Leverage your Time

Have you ever sat down and thought about your CEO’s daily rate? Let’s say she was paid $10m in salary and bonuses in 2016. That’s $27,397.26 per day, using the simple assumption of 365 days. Not bad for a day’s work, even if some of it is at...
Improved performance in anything, deconstructed

Improved performance in anything, deconstructed

In a world of untold complexity, it’s nice when something simple and intuitive comes along to help us wrestle with a meaty topic. The question of “How can I perform better” or “How can I be more successful” concerns (and sometimes...
How to Craft a Powerful CV in 3 Simple Steps

How to Craft a Powerful CV in 3 Simple Steps

CVs (or resumés) tend to be the bane of our professional lives. We all should have one, and all know we should have one, but we approach the task of creating an effective one with all the zest and enthusiasm of a long overdue trip to the dentist. Minimum effort...
How to build better Culture in Banking

How to build better Culture in Banking

Next week marks the 8th anniversary of the Lehman collapse. Thanks to the subsequent financial meltdown and its long-lasting consequences, the banking industry remains in a sorry state. Bank CEOs are still scratching their heads trying to identify the right business...
Stuck in a rut at work? Choose your moonshot

Stuck in a rut at work? Choose your moonshot

The problem with work is that, for the vast majority of us, it seems meaningless. It is merely a means to an end, suffered by us so that we may pay the mortgage, buy a new car, or perhaps treat ourselves to that holiday in the Caribbean to “get away from the...