Most Read IRIS Articles of the Week (February 6-10)

Most Read IRIS Articles of the Week (February 6-10)

Here’s a look at the Top 11 Most Viewed Articles of the Week on IRIS.xyz, February 6-10, 2017 


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1. 10 Ways to Stand out From the Crowd


People always ask me how they can stand out from the crowd. Here are 10 critical steps to take ...  — Roy Osing

2. A Life Hack for Fixed Income Investing


If you’re anything like me, you cherish ‘aha’ moments, especially when that ‘aha’ is the realization that something you’ve been using for just one purpose can do so much more. — Salvatore Bruno

3. Dodd-Frank Regulations: You’ve Been Suckered Trump & Goldman Sachs


The big headline on Friday was Donald Trump has signed an Executive Order to review the Dodd-Frank regulations. He also changed rules relating to brokers, so that they can seek maximised profits rather than being forced to behave in the client’s best interests, as ordered under the Obama Administration. — Chris Skinner

4. Emotions in Business: Why We Need to Show the Side the Makes Us Interesting to Each Other


It seems the more educated we are, the more we try to rely on rational argument and extrinsic motivation to convince people to change their attitudes and actions about such things as diversity, generational differences, client service and client acquisition, succession planning, and flexibility – just to name a few emotionally-charged issues in the workplace.  — Phyllis Weiss Haserot

5. Could the Rally in Global Equities Keep Rolling?


A continuation of the rally in equities globally and growing confidence in the forward-earnings power of more economically sensitive value stocks will likely depend on continued improvement in global economic growth and, consequently, improving prospects for profit margins and earnings. — Cindy L. Sweeting

6. Get Invested, Stay Invested: Preparing for Market Volatility


A market without volatility would be unnatural, like an ocean without waves. The free market, like the open ocean, is constantly churning. For some investors, market-moving waves can be exciting, providing a buying opportunity for mispriced securities. For other investors, the waves might feel violent; but truthfully, for long-term investors, market volatility should be irrelevant. — Samantha Azzarello and Ainsley Woolridge

7. 4 Reasons Determination is Vital to Your Success


Entrepreneurs, business owners, and leaders all understand how life and business can surprise us. You have plans, and they work fine, until you get sucker punched by new competition, market upheavals, or high employee turnover. — LaRae Quy

8. Analyzing How President Trump's Border Tax Would Work


The border tax will ban U.S. companies from deducting the cost of imports that go into products that they sell domestically. At the same time, businesses will be able to deduct revenue from exports while calculating their taxes. Since the U.S. imports more than it exports, the provision would raise revenue. — Dr. Sonu Varghese

9. How to Keep Focused When all Hell is Breaking Loose


We’ve all experienced it; we need to focus on an important, time sensitive task when suddenly we feel as if we had been tossed into a tornado. Fires needing our immediate attention start right and left. So, how can you keep your focus when all hell is breaking loose? — Elizabeth Stincelli​​​​​​​

10. Harvard Just Outsourced: Should You?


Harvard University’s endowment fund just decided to outsource most of its investment functions because it could no longer justify the 'organizational complexity and resources necessary'. If Harvard, along with many other major university endowments, has outsourced at least some of its investment needs despite the wealth of on-staff investment talent, shouldn’t you at least be considering it? — Palladiem

11. How to Enhance Your Ideal Client Experience


Your Challenge: How can you improve the meeting experience with your ideal clients? Unless you understand what they truly value from you, how will you ever know how to improve? — Grant Hicks

Douglas Heikkinen
Perspective
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IRIS Co-Founder and Producer of Perspective—a personal look at the industry, and notables who share what they’ve learned, regretted, won, lost and what continues ... Click for full bio

2 Things to Take Your Business From Startup Into A Great Business

2 Things to Take Your Business From Startup Into A Great Business
 

Want to know how to grow your business fast? Discover here two things that you need to smash in order for you to take your business from startup to a great business. 

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Stewart Bell
Development
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Stewart Bell is founder and business coach at Audere Coaching & Consulting, a practice management firm specialising in business improvement and innovation for professional ... Click for full bio