In my June 14 post Banker Jones and the Last Crusade: Is Wealth Management the New Holy Grail? I examined the current trend of banks seeking greener post-Dodd Frank pastures by pursuing new wealth management initiatives. In Ocean’s 14, I’m sure they’ll call this running a reverse Willie Sutton. Sutton, of course, was the man who robbed […]
I hired your resumé, and I ended up with you!
I’m really not much of sports fan. I just figured out that the Florida Marlins are now the Miami Marlins when I saw their gorgeous new stadium on TV on opening day. This fact may be surprising to people who hear me a lot, because I love to use sports analogies. Not in that failed […]
What’s the Talent Density of Your Team?
Even though some of the business decisions that Netflix management has made recently have not been well received, I still think that many of the firm’s cultural attributes are worth studying. As Netflix is back in the news again with a new DVD plan, I thought of CEO Reed Hastings’ words in a 2009 slide presentation: […]