“Meet a Coach” Event at Birkbeck College

“Meet a Coach” Event at Birkbeck College

Eighteen students received a 50-minute coaching sessionWith the help of Aware Square, the School of Business, Economics and Informatics of Birkbeck, University of London has offered its students a unique opportunity to meet with a coach for a full 50-minute taster session.

FA tweet and Lionesses. What’s in a stereotype?

FA tweet and Lionesses. What’s in a stereotype?

Stereotypes are cultural short-cuts. We all have stereotypes, some good, some bad, some ugly. At times, they become embarrassing and it’s time to pull them out from our subconscious and examine them. I do not get excited about football often,

Fintech evolution needs ethics revolution

Fintech evolution needs ethics revolution

This post may bloom into a larger article in the "Fintech Book" Recommend and Share it on their website to show your interest! I'd like the full version published Everybody agrees that integrity, transparency and collaboration are all desirable attributes.

FT says ‘Dull work, flat pay and lousy colleagues’ could be your lot in financial services.

FT says ‘Dull work, flat pay and lousy colleagues’ could be your lot in financial services.

It seems our last blog post on the current bankers’ mood is confirmed by a survey by Options Group, a US based executive search and consulting company. Take a look at the FT article by BenMcLannahan, and remember an executive coach will help you think

Should I be doing something more exciting with my career?

Should I be doing something more exciting with my career?

Sometimes, our everyday jobs stop satisfying our values or needs. Banking and financial services can be exciting, but don’t let them become gilded cages. Comment and share this article on LinkedIn Pulse Few days ago one of my friends received an invite

Collaborate to innovate: what will innovation look like for banks?

Collaborate to innovate: what will innovation look like for banks?

A collaborative culture is critical for innovation. For banks, it means innovation from within will remain difficult and may also hinder direct cooperation with start-ups. The topic of collaboration in banking crept up in a few conversations after the release

The ROI of executive coaching

The ROI of executive coaching

If like us, you find difficult to quantify the benefits and the financial ROI of executive coaching, we have discovered interesting studies that have done all the hard work for us. We’ve compiled them in an infographic, and the bottom line is :

Is coaching what I need?

Is coaching what I need?

Is coaching what I need? There are many ways to describe coaching. As many to describe mentoring. And counselling and consulting and training… And there is so much confusion! Here is a quick and easy way to remember who does

“Every company is a technology company” – Interview with a CTO

“Every company is a technology company” – Interview with a CTO

The financial start-up industry is in constant evolution and IT is becoming a critical dimension of the business strategy. Our last interview highlighted the need for IT managers in banking to step up as business leaders. This week, Aleksandar Kudic,

Plan for success in your new role: 100 days to impress

Plan for success in your new role: 100 days to impress

Your first day in your new job is approaching. With a mix of excitement and doubts, you wonder what’s in store for you. Fortunately you have a plan to make sure you make the right impression, right from the beginning.