MUST READ – FCG’S NEW BOOK! MONEY, MEANING, AND MINDSETS: RADICAL REFORM FOR THE INVESTMENT INDUSTRY. Partners Jim Ware, Keith Robinson and Michael Falk have teamed up to write a vision for the investment world. One that suggests the changes needed to make the profession a “noble calling.” Whatever role you play in the investment world, you’ll want to hear this fresh take on asset management in the New Era. Click here to download a free pdf copy. The book version is available on CreateSpace and Amazon.
NEW WHITE PAPER! “TEAMING EFFECTIVELY: 3 KEY FACTORS.” Studying collaboration in 28 teams from the investment industry, FCG has confirmed that three factors from our “Team Scorecard” explain top performance. Given the intense competition in the industry, all firms must up their games. And not just in the investment functions, but all the “tribes:” sales, marketing, client-facing, operations, IT and so on. We show that the three factors explain quality results at a high confidence level. If you want to thrive, not just survive, in this new environment, be sure to read this new paper.
HIT IT AND QUIT IT (HIQI) WEBINAR – February 16 at 12pm CT: Leveraging your leadership style with the Enneagram. Gain a competitive edge by learning about your Enneagram style and how you can use it to enhance your sweet spots, recognize your blind spots and cool down your hot spots at work. In this session, we’ll share an overview of the nine Enneagram types as leaders and how to determine your own type. Click here to register.
LESSONS ON LEADERSHIP (LOL): Your Behavior Drives Culture. All of our culture work involves behavior change. But there’s a sizeable misunderstanding about culture and behavior change. Click here to read on.
QUOTE TO CONSIDER: CFO asks CEO: “What happens if we invest in developing our people and then they leave us?” CEO: “What happens if we don’t, and they stay?”