Personal Development

What I learned from 1,005.01 minutes of interviews during 2020!

There was a banker, a sailor, a surgeon and a…I know, I know this sounds like the start of a terrible joke but actually this is only a few from the list of high achievers that I have had the privilege of speaking with this year.

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Compliance & Regulations

What is Culture and is it still important in Financial Services?

Culture and conduct are terms that we have long since heard about in financial services. It could even be argued that like video calls, there’s a fatigue element whenever these terms are yet again rolled out. What this means to us and why we should care is very easy. Behaviour, and not just words on a website or emblazoned across a corporate wall will impact everyone; colleagues, clients and potentially the market as a whole.

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META Learning

Content Overload?

We are all overwhelmed with content. The non-mandatory sections of corporate learning systems often go largely unused. Many of us go through our professional lives …

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Compliance & Regulations

Look who’s back, back again!

The most recent of these in late 2019 took a slightly different approach hosting Conduct Roundtable sessions with 18 wholesale banks. Each was represented by a group of 10 staff at a ‘Vice President’ (VP) level of seniority or similar. They came to refer to this group as ‘the Engine Room’, acknowledging their importance to firms.

It’s a good read and I thoroughly recommend it but if you don’t have time to sift through the 34 pages I’ve picked out some key highlights and comments for you to ponder over.

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Personal Development

Your 2020 Skill Stack

Recent events have proven that we can work in different patterns, locations, and virtually. 16 of the top 25 skills searched on LinkedIn did not exist 5 years ago, and that was before the Covid-19 pandemic. So, what does your skill set of the future look like?

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Compliance & Regulations

Governance, Risk & Compliance: Part 3

This week we come to final part of the GRC trilogy: Compliance.  Of course, it is about a lot more than just rules, regulations and …

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