Their Way or the Highway – Life in Brokerland.

“If you gaze long enough into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you.” – Friedrich Nietzsche There has always been a simple truth in brokerland; those that worked hard at gathering client assets and deploying them wisely would

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Anthropology and the Securities Industry: The Human Broker in Transition

In the Securities Industry it is pretty well a given an investment advisor will make at least one change/move in their career. Considering the fundamentals of building a business in this industry it is also fair to say the hunting

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Great Expectations 2016

The “Brokerage Report Card” (Investment Executive Newspaper) made its annual appearance in May and, as usual, there were some gains and losses for those corporations in the survey.  As with last year’s evaluation (see Great Expectations under “Articles” in Curry-Henry

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Branch Management 101

In these trying days it is difficult to talk about the basics of management and still keep everyone’s attention. It’s during times like these that the only advice you’re likely to get is “turn right at the Big Dipper and

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The Woes of Leviathan

Thank God for turmoil! Otherwise Wolf Blitzer of CNN would be peeling potatoes in Donald Trump’s situation room kitchen. With that bit of sarcasm duly noted let me kindly turn to the ongoing dilemmas burdening our American friends. Change, historical

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