Millennials and a shift in buying behavior

According to Deloitte's Perspectives report 'Investment Management Outlook 2017,' one major trend likely to impact our industry in the coming year is "a shift in buyer behavior as the Millennial generation becomes a greater force in the investing marketplace." If investment management firms want to drive growth, they must address the needs of Millennials.
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6 Things Every Mentor Should Do

6 Things Every Mentor Should Do

In light of all the recent discussion of mentors and sponsors, I found Harvard Business Review's recent article, "Six Things Every Mentor Should Do," enlightening.

According to Vineet Chopra, MD and Sanjay Saint, MD - there are six things every mentor should consider:
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Ray Dalio – The 5 Criteria For Success

The 5 Criteria for Success

I recently watched Ray Dalio, founder of Bridgewater – the world’s largest hedge fund – speak with Andrew Ross Sorkin on Deal B%k at The New York Times. Dalio grew up in a middle class home, the only child of Italian-American parents. He began investing at the age of 12 and is now one of the most influential people in the world. Continue reading

2017 Making Strides Toward Diversity

The first quarter of 2017 is just coming to a close but already gender diversity on boards seems to be a popular topic, cropping up in several studies and news articles. Here are some headlines that have caught my eye over the last few months: Continue reading

Wage Transparency the Key to Parity?

Pay Equity kinlinIn my previous post on “The Brexit Surprise,” I highlighted the potential situations for women that could arise when Britain leaves the European Union. One of the benefits for women in the European Union is the protection of equal pay, and not simply for the exact same job—for jobs that have comparable value. The United States may begin following suit. In a new law signed by Governor Charlie Baker, Massachusetts employers will now be required to pay individuals the same amount for work of equal value. In addition, employers will not be permitted to ask a candidate what their salary was at their former employer and must disclose a salary range for the job at the outset—paving the way for wage transparency, and therefore, equality. Continue reading