October 18, 2018

For CFA Fintech Career Switchers, the Hardest Skills to Master May Be the Soft Ones

Published: Sep 26, 2018 By Cynthia Harrington, CFA

Key Points

  • Fintech has a different work culture and rewards different kinds of personal traits compared with traditional finance.

  • ...

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February 27, 2018

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1) The biggest predictor of academic success is mindset....

February 20, 2018

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Top hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones made the right call on Black Monday in 1987 then sank into obscurity. To get back in the game, he hired master coach Tony Robbins on the spot after their first meetin...

February 5, 2018

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January 22, 2018

We coach hundreds of candidates, and while we haven’t seen it all, we help people make big changes with little changes in perspective.

Over half of our clients come to us for help with managing distractions. Our first step is to explore what they consider to be their di...

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