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Can You Find My Data Now?

Tom Garrubba | Posted 02.07.2017 | Business
Tom Garrubba

Marketing has brought many familiar catch phrases into popularly accepted lexicon, including "where's the beef?" and "do you hear me now?". However, i...

Entrepreneurs - A Whole Different Breed from Intrepreneurs

Soren Petersen | Posted 01.10.2017 | Business
Soren Petersen

Leading corporations know that "business as usual" is a deathtrap. Working a responsible sustainable business in a Red Ocean, where a product position...

Metamason Becomes Fundable Through Application of Design

Soren Petersen | Posted 01.06.2017 | Business
Soren Petersen

Co-written by Les Karpas Entrepreneurs thrive on competition and just as in elite sports, "winner takes all." One way of increasing the odds of s...

Why Does The World Need Artists?

Bernard Hiller | Posted 12.30.2016 | Entertainment
Bernard Hiller

Art exists as way to know ourselves. Sometimes we feel alone, trapped in our own minds. There is a need in all human beings to ease this loneliness b...

How Do Entrepreneurs Deal With the Risk of Failure?

Quora | Posted 12.19.2016 | Business

How did you go down the path of Entrepreneurship? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answere...

Officials Who Break the Rules

Paul Ekman | Posted 12.14.2016 | Politics
Paul Ekman

December 14th, 2016 Nearly every day we read about some official -- the head of a college, a business, a religious organization or a government agenc...

There should be more women traders than men. It's capitalism.

Paul Modley | Posted 11.18.2016 | Business
Paul Modley

One of the core tenets of capitalism is competition - where the best rise the top, be it goods, services. or talent itself. Just as central to the sys...

Cure for the CFO's Sleepless Nights: The Three Lines of Defense for GRC

Thack Brown | Posted 11.14.2016 | Business
Thack Brown

Rising risk and regulatory compliance complexity are keeping more and more CFOs, their boards and external stakeholders awake at night. CFOs are alr...

Tone At The Top: Culture Counts -- The Wells Fargo Saga

Tom Garrubba | Posted 10.28.2016 | Business
Tom Garrubba

"Tone at the Top" has become an often-quoted mantra in business circles but it appears to have shed a rather dim light when evidenced by the continuin...


Richard Koch | Posted 09.27.2016 | Business
Richard Koch

"If you are not worried, you are not risking enough." This is the first of the Zurich investment axioms, which I mentioned last month. The axioms as...

Managing Risk in an Era of Chronic Unpredictability

Daniel Wagner | Posted 09.23.2016 | Business
Daniel Wagner

It was not so long ago that managing political risk had a primarily developing world connotation, referring to those 'other' countries half a world aw...

Take Risks, Have Fun

Christina Oxenberg | Posted 09.22.2016 | Comedy
Christina Oxenberg

Take risks. Have fun. And yes, the party was terrific, but top secret. I'm home in Key West now and off to the beach for a kip in the sunshine.

Are You A Risk Taker?

Terri Britt | Posted 09.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Terri Britt

Life is meant to be an adventure. It is meant to be lived FULL OUT, filled with passion, laughter and lots of love. But there is one thing you must understand if you want this for yourself: Nothing will change until you take a risk.

Life Outside the Comfort Zone: 10 Lessons in 12 Months

Jessica Biber | Posted 09.21.2016 | Travel
Jessica Biber

Chances are, if you’ve ever come within 50 feet of a Pinterest board, you’ve seen Eleanor Roosevelt’s famous quote, “Do one thing every day th...

When the Mountain to Climb is Not Climbing the Mountain

Francis Levy | Posted 09.02.2016 | Arts
Francis Levy

Sometimes the mountain you have to climb is not to climb the mountain. Sometimes you have to learn to live without the rush that comes from tempting f...

The Nordic Model - A Life Lived with Liberty and Happiness

Soren Petersen | Posted 09.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Soren Petersen

Co-written with Steffen Herskind Societies are usually founded on a set of values and beliefs while holding a vision of the type of future they wis...

The World is Looking to the US for Third Party Risk Guidance

Tom Garrubba | Posted 09.13.2016 | Business
Tom Garrubba

As more organizations here in North America and overseas increasingly utilize third party vendors with a global presence to perform critical functions, process key transactions and provide exposure to sensitive proprietary information, those organizations with mature third party risk (TPR) programs are receiving a loud call to provide assistance to those new to the TPR field.

The Risk of Risk Consultancy and the Need to Be Fully End-to-End Trust Management

Professor Mark Skilton | Posted 08.24.2016 | Technology
Professor Mark Skilton

The recent announcement by PwC to recruit 1000 Risk consultants (1) is typical where large factory oriented consultancies like PwC often recruit large numbers of people and there is often a high rate of change inside the organization as it chases the latest deals that are selling in the market.

Why America's #1 Business Advantage is Being Ravaged by Cultural Shifts and Social Media

Emad Rizkalla | Posted 08.23.2016 | Business
Emad Rizkalla

American business is fast paced, entrepreneurial and built on rugged individualism. While many nations have business cultures that run away from risk and avoid 'breaking new ground' at all costs, US business seeks them out almost like a moth is drawn to light.


Richard Koch | Posted 08.16.2016 | Business
Richard Koch

Last time, I argued that we should welcome uncertainty, risk, and even stress as essential for any worthwhile world or life. Without stress, uncertai...

Stranded Assets Risks: Should Investors Heed Bob Litterman's Warning?

Kathy Hipple | Posted 08.09.2016 | Business
Kathy Hipple

Bob Litterman knows a thing or two about risk. After all, the Black-Litterman model, which was designed to measure and manage financial risk, is named...


Richard Koch | Posted 08.02.2016 | Business
Richard Koch

The shrinks and gurus are unanimous, and the medical establishment is nearly so - stress is bad for you, uncertainties should be reduced as much as po...

How To Actually Do The Thing That Scares The Bejesus Out Of You

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 08.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

So those of you who regularly read this blog will know that I can be a bit of a joke-cracker. It seems there are some days when I can't get a sentenc...

When Did Believing In Science Become An Option?

Elan Barnehama | Posted 08.03.2016 | Education
Elan Barnehama

In her acceptance speech, Hillary Clinton proclaimed that she believed in science. How is this even a political issue? When did believing in science become an option?

Why Teens Need To Take Risks -- And How To Help Them Be Smarter About It

Stacy Lu | Posted 07.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Stacy Lu

Ah, teenagers. New York I get, but drag racing with ATVs? Copulating behind a billboard during Spring Break? Vaping Molly? Why do teenagers seem so ready to jump into the abyss?