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Leadership Lessons from a Mental Toughness Coach of Cricket

Varun Girilal
Executive Director and Co Founder, Mirtaz Wealth
May 5, 2020

Reading Time: 3 minutes We often come up against challenges that test our leadership skills, professionally more so. We are naturally called-for to lead our team, sometimes our clients from the front and also the members of our professional fraternity. So, from where do we procure specific skill sets in our day to day lives? Sports can be a salient source of learning some great leadership lessons for life. Today, Varun Girilal helps us understand some very basic yet practicable leadership skills that are extracted from the sports community and its conduct. Read on to understand the linking leadership lessons and India’s one true love i.e. cricket and how you can hone your leadership skills…

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Can you please not?

P V Subramanyam
Author & Trainer, Subramoney.Com
April 30, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes In our grind to improve services and touch as many lives as possible, we often consciously or subconsciously prepare a “pitch”. This is a culmination of our beliefs and way of working. While we always believe it portrays the best of our capabilities, sometimes there are things that may need reconsideration. And since we keep talking about it so often, we don’t see any flaws in it even if there are. Today’s read has the ever-so-candid Mr. P V subramanian share a satirical take on some things that we really maybe should reconsider saying..go on, read this piece, chuckle with relatability and see which of these points you’d want to change..

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RIAs vs MFDs – Relax and Focus

Sadique Neelgund
January 3, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes SEBI has yesterday, on January 02, 2018 released yet another (3rd) consultation paper on the way forward for RIA regulations and MFDs. Here are the thoughts of Sadique Neelgund on the 3rd consultation paper and the way forward for MFDs, RIAs & IFAs.

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How IFAs can Face Commission Disclosure – Communication is the Key

Sadique Neelgund
September 28, 2016

Reading Time: 4 minutes SEBI has made it clear that commissions of distributors will be disclosed in investors’ CAS (Common Account Statement) from October 1st onwards in absolute numbers. Although I think this could have been well avoided by regulator, I do not want to get into critical review of same. NFP Members had a very good discussion on this last week and I am writing this based on some of the learnings from that healthy discussion.

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Continuity Planning – After me, who will take care of my clients?

Rajesh Krishnamoorthy
Vice Chairman - iFAST India Holdings Pte Ltd
August 24, 2016

Reading Time: 4 minutes iFAST Financial has recently launched IFA Marketplace, a platform which facilitates buying and selling of IFA practices wherein a financial advisor wanting to sell his / her practice in case of untimely death / sudden illness can do so. Or if all goes well, when an IFA would like to retire peacefully after handing over his client relationships to another IFA. Network FP Thinktank invited Rajesh to pen down his thoughts on how IFAs can put in a place a Continuity Plan which will address the the key question “after me, who will take care of my clients?”. Read on to figure out some solutions…

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