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…

I was an engineer; now I train the new generation of Singapore accountants

I was an engineer; now I train the new generation of Singapore accountants

I started my career as an engineer. Now I'm a senior accountant. Here's how I did it.

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…