Tag: Mindfulness

Don’t mention meditation: Inside the health craze sweeping the financial sector

Don’t mention meditation: Inside the health craze sweeping the financial sector

It’s an awkward moment; after explaining that mindfulness techniques in the workplace have moved a long way from their Buddhist meditation roots, the instructor of our small introductory class…

Fitness, naps and meditation: The science of becoming a better fund manager

Fitness, naps and meditation: The science of becoming a better fund manager

To gentlemen portfolio managers like Neil Woodford, Richard Woolnough and Anthony Bolton – who are magnets for client assets and earn millions a year – or hot shot…

How to move from a stressed out trader to a zen-like money-maker

How to move from a stressed out trader to a zen-like money-maker

Mindfulness, a meditation technique with its roots in Buddhism, conjures up images of uncomfortable cross-legged poses in a field, preferably while smiling beatifically. In actual fact, it’s a…

How I used my MBA as a springboard into my first Asian financial services job

How I used my MBA as a springboard into my first Asian financial services job

Canadian finance professional Stuart Mercier is fulfilling his ambition to live and work in Asia. And it’s all down to his MBA.

How to be happy as an investment banker

How to be happy as an investment banker

If you work in investment banking, the chances are that you’re miserable. A succession of job cuts, a lack of career progression and smaller teams dealing with a…