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February 2019

Hit It and Quit It: Candor – Hard and Soft

February 22 @ 12:00 pm - 12:20 pm

Please join Jim Ware for our next Hit It and Quit It webinar when he talks candor.  A recent white paper on candor outlined the core tenets that Bridgewater uses, then provided insights and statistics from interviews with the firm. Clearly, Bridgewater has created a unique culture with high candor. But employees acknowledge that it is a painful adjustment process. One third of employees opt out in the first year. Question: does full-fledged candor require a boot camp approach? Tune…

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April 2019

HIQI: The Theory of Cultural Revolution

April 19 @ 12:00 pm - 12:20 pm

The Theory of Cultural Evolution.    Can your firm’s culture evolve to meet the demands of tomorrow?  This month’s Hit It and Quit It webinar will focus on the key elements of the investment industry’s cultural evolution. Join Keith, Jim and Michael as they share insights from FCG research about industry changes and the requirements of culture to address them. Click here to register

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May 2019

FCG presents at the CutterResearch Member Meeting

May 14 @ 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm
Convene at the Wells Fargo Center, 333 South Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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Focus Consulting Group (FCG) presents at the CutterResearch members-only event designed specifically for operations and technology professionals across the global asset management community. FCG will share our research and best practices for attracting and retaining technology talent in our ever-changing industry. New expectations about work such as access to cool technology, autonomy, development, and career pathing are having a big impact on engagement. Getting these right is critical to success because competition for this talent pool is no longer limited to investment…

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CFA Society Los Angeles: Career Management Seminars

May 14 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Omni Hotel Los Angeles, 251 S Olive St
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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Do you have Leadership Potential?  Start the Journey! Have questions about what it means to be a Leader or to move from Individual Contributor to Manager? Or maybe you’re curious about what your next career move ought to be based on your unique skills and interests. Join CFALA, in partnership with Focus Consulting Group (FCG), at an event designed to equip you for your career journey and enable you to explore the best path for you. CFALA, with FCG, is…

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CFA Society San Francisco: Boost Your Career Trajectory

May 15 @ 4:00 pm - 7:15 pm
San Francisco State University : College of Extended Learning, 835 Market Street, 6th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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Augment Your Leadership Skills Join CFA Society San Francisco at this Career Acceleration event. Select two of the three focused sessions geared toward experienced investment professionals to help you grow with your firms and transition to more demanding and rewarding roles. After the break-out sessions, we gather speakers and members together to informally continue the dialogue at a cocktail reception. Break Out Sessions All options will be available at both Session 1 (4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.) and Session 2…

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HIQI Webinar: Leveraging Emotional Intelligence to Improve Performance: Interview with Dan Davidowitz, CFA, Polen Capital

May 24 @ 12:00 pm - 12:20 pm

Top-performing equity manager Dan Davidowitz and his team use the Enneagram - a powerful emotional intelligence system - to boost communications, cognitive diversity and decision-making across the firm.  Join us at this month's Hit It and Quit It webinar where Dan will share insights into the key benefits his team has gained from improving emotional intelligence with the Enneagram.

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June 2019

HIQI Webinar: The Changing Industry Landscape and Its Impact on Rewards

June 21 @ 12:00 pm - 12:20 pm

The Times They Are A Changin'. Released over fifty years ago, Dylan's famous ballad has great applicability for today's evolving asset management industry. Investment approaches, client expectations, human capital needs, technological requirements - the change is undeniable. Join us as we discuss how firms are adjusting their approaches to Rewards (both extrinsic and intrinsic elements) amidst this rapidly changin' environment.  

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July 2019

HIQI Webinar: Conscious Leadership (CQ)….the new FCG offering

July 19 @ 12:00 pm - 12:20 pm

Our new offering combines Emotional Intelligence (EQ) and Mindfulness to upgrade your effectiveness. Investment leaders know that the competitive landscape is fierce. Firms must be led by people who have moved beyond IQ and mastered EQ. Leaders need to be technically savvy and people smart. Our new offering, Conscious Leadership (CQ), combines our expertise in people skills with the power of mindfulness. In a world of endless distractions (read: devices), professionals are even more challenged to stay focused and productive.…

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August 2019

HIQI: Being Your Best (and leveraging others for your clients)

August 16 @ 12:00 pm - 12:20 pm

The Terminator is NOT coming for your AUM, but "free" investment options with index products is unrelenting. Investment dollars demand better.  Be better and earn them.  Tune in to our next webinar to learn more.

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October 2019

HIQI: Creativity

October 11 @ 12:00 pm - 12:20 pm

FCG is focusing on the crucial need for investment firm creativity. Alpha requires unique ideas. The herd will not win. Jason Voss, CFA, has authored articles and books, plus given presentations globally to investment audiences on creativity. Don’t miss his practical insights on how to ignite creativity in your firm. Register here  

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