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Illuminating, short conversations with noted economists, best-selling authors, leading researchers, and successful practitioners on topics ranging from geopolitics and whistleblowing to irrationality and outlooks. Download now, listen later and reflect at length.

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Illuminating, short conversations with noted economists, best-selling authors, leading researchers, and successful practitioners on topics ranging from geopolitics and whistleblowing to irrationality and outlooks. Download now, listen later and reflect at length.

    Finding a Goldilocks Solution for Remote Work

    Finding a Goldilocks Solution for Remote Work

    In episode #466 Robert C. Pozen, a senior lecturer at MIT Sloan School of Management and renowned corporate speaker on productivity, discusses his latest book, “Remote Inc.: How to Thrive at Work Wherever You Are.” He explains how employees should decide which days to come to the office and what challenges managers will face leading teams in a hybrid model.

    • 40 min
    Biodiversity Loss is a Key Risk for Investors

    Biodiversity Loss is a Key Risk for Investors

    Awareness of biodiversity loss is increasing, but climate change still dominates investors’ discourse on the environment. Joel Clement, a senior fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, explains why we need to focus urgently on the biodiversity crisis. He also discusses why he came a whistleblower in 2017 and the aftermath of that decision.

    • 38 min
    The Journey to Building an Expert Network

    The Journey to Building an Expert Network

    Troy Lavinia, founder and CEO of Mosaic Research Management, explains what an expert network is and how analysts, portfolio managers, and other researchers use them as part of the investment process. He also discusses his decision to become and entrepreneur and build his own expert network and what he has learned along the way about building teams and systems.

    • 38 min
    The Trouble with Stock Market Bubbles

    The Trouble with Stock Market Bubbles

    David DeRosa, author of “Bursting the Bubble: Rationality in a Seemingly Irrational Market,” a new monograph from the CFA Institute Research Foundation, discusses his conclusions on whether speculative bubbles exist in the stock market.

    • 37 min
    Is a Hybrid Model the Future of Work?

    Is a Hybrid Model the Future of Work?

    Rebecca Fender, CFA, co-author of a new report, "Future of Work in Investment Management: Context, Content, and Culture," shares some findings from a recent survey of investment professionals as well as conclusions for what this means for where, what, and how work gets done. She also discusses building trust and the relationship between working from home and maintaining a high-performance culture.

    • 30 min
    Re-Thinking Performance Culture in Asset Management

    Re-Thinking Performance Culture in Asset Management

    When Ben Lucas, UK Head of Wealth & Asset Management Consulting at KPMG, wrote that his biggest non-negotiable is daily exercise, the post went viral. He explains why his message resonated with so many people and why exercise, sleep, and time away from a desk are not in conflict with performance culture, as some think, but are what performance is all about.

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
79 Ratings

79 Ratings

NetFudge ,

Great interviewer inspirational content

I’m glad that I found it.

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Risks and Opportunities in Global Bond Markets with Anne Walsh, CFA and Lauren Foster, CFA

An informative discussion of fixed income investing opportunities considering behavioral finance, pandemic related relief measures, risk management, liquidity levels, funds flows, and spread levels overall, among additional factors.

PhillyDZ11 ,

Perfect length, packed w good info

Great conversations, not exhaustive like some podcasts. Great job.

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