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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... read more

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... read more

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... read more

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... read more

How much are you worth?

If someone asks you “How much are you worth?”, what’s your first thought? “None of your *%@!* business!!” ? That would be mine too. After all, we tend to keep our private affairs, well, private. But then your second thought is probably,... read more

Lessons in Culture from a Master

“Culture eats strategy for breakfast” – so said (allegedly) business and management guru Peter Drucker. We all know that great culture is incredibly important if a firm wants to build lasting success. Great culture aligns behaviours and limits the... read more

Are you a Leader with the Common Touch?

We all have our views on what great leadership is all about. From being a visionary, to inspiring others, to being calm under fire, to behaving with principles and integrity. We read about these critical leadership traits all the time. But here’s something I... read more