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Wells Fargo’s Train Wreck: 3 Lessons in How Not to Manage Risk

Wells Fargo finally finished an internal investigation into the overzealous sales culture that soiled the bank’s pristine reputation and ended the career of long-time chief executive John Stumpf. It took four of the bank’s directors six months to figure out what we already knew when the story first broke: The executive in[…] Read On

The Inevitable Failure of ‘Davos Man’

As thousands descend on Davos for the World Economic Forum or what Bloomberg calls “the world’s most expensive intellectual feedback loop,” the one thing on the minds of the world’s business and political elite is how the hell none of them saw the Trump-slash-Brexit nationalist backlash coming until it was[…] Read On

Regret: The Most Preventable Cause of Misery and Depression

When you have an important decision to make, ask yourself, “Will I come to regret this later?” It could be about your career, business, finances, relationships … whatever. It cuts across pretty much everything. As long as you’re honest with yourself, answering that question can help you make the right choice[…] Read On