November 10, 2018

Last month, I went on a five-day personal retreat. I wanted to live off the grid in quasi silence for a few days and take time to meditate, reflect, read, write, and contemplate in nature. I opted for the DIY option and a friend (thank you Thierry for letting me stay a...

October 10, 2017

What makes a successful senior executive? Competence and leadership are clearly necessary but are they sufficient in the long run? If status and money are your yardsticks of success, the answer is probably yes.

Competence is about industry knowledge, know-how, best prac...

April 18, 2017

To quote and freely adapt Socrates, the unexamined career is not worth living.

Many articles reflect on happiness at work. Important topic undoubtedly: no one wakes up in the morning wishing to have a miserable day in the office. Yet, does being happy at work guarantee...

February 26, 2017

Solitary retreats, a hallmark of many spiritual traditions, are no longer considered a primary personal development tool in today’s world. In management speak, the word retreat (literally “to pull back”) is synonymous with off-site meetings for budget discussions, team...

March 7, 2014

Are you feeling frazzled by your bad bonus? Is your job search still stuck despite the supposed revival in recruitment?

If you want to react better to the stresses in your banking career, you should consider taking up yoga, says Fabrice Desmarescaux, co-founder of DTCA...

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