Monthly Archives: March 2012

New ways to learn – is gamification the future way to engage learners and create lasting change?

The Training & Development Innovations for Financial Services Conference took place in New York this week. As a Training and Development professional I am looking forward to hearing about the best way to engage and sustain learning. My belief is … Continue reading

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Panelists give top qualities for CRO’s at the RMA conference

Last week I had the pleasure of attending the NY Chapter of RMA’s Annual Chief Risk Officers Roundtable, which was chaired this year by my good friend, Carl Adams, a past President of the Chapter. The 5 person panel included … Continue reading

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Greed Culture at Goldman Sachs

The article linked below from the NY Times today further reinforces a lot of the recent discussion we are hearing on the culture of many banks over the last decade or so, and how they internally score their goals: Greed – … Continue reading

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The Final Frontier… & Beyond – Thoughts on Leadership

I really liked the themes and sentiments expressed in the “Five Leadership Lessons From James T. Kirk” Forbes article by Alex Knapp. One of the recurring themes at the RiskMinds Conference, and which re-emerged in our poll, was the qualities … Continue reading

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LinkedIn poll results are in! What makes a good CRO or senior risk professional?

Our LinkedIn poll revealed some surprising results: Voters decided that “Experience Across Many Banking Businesses” was the key to success as a CRO or risk professional – perhaps not surprising in itself, but how many people go in for bank rotations? … Continue reading

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