Category Archives: Leadership

Ina Drew’s London Whale

If you consider the differences between knowledge and wisdom… you begin to see that one gets you through the day/hour, while the other gets you through life/the situation. Wisdom always adds the benefit of context drawn from experience.  I was … Continue reading

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A Decent Man With a Decent Chance

For those of us that know Mr. Jenkins as friend or colleague (or an ex-colleague from our days at Citibank), this is exciting news and we must all wish him well in his new position. There is a lot that … Continue reading

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Pride comes before a fall

Wall Street will never stop springing these surprises so long as : 1) Global bank regulation allows it. 2) Management of banks believe it will never happen to them. 3) Training of bank staff in risk management is universal and … Continue reading

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The CIPD/Cornerstone OnDemand Learning and Talent Development Survey 2012

Half of respondents (55 per cent) reported that they had never heard of “nudges and incentives to design learning”, despite the concept having been the subject of a bestseller named as “best book of the year” by the Economist, and … Continue reading

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Is regulation pushing compliance into risk? A response to Rachel Wolcott’s article

In the fast changing world of bank regulation right now, Rachel Wolcott has picked up on a very important and topical debate with her article in the Financial Regulatory Forum, “Time to merge risk management and compliance?”. Indeed, non-compliance with … Continue reading

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