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Need some life advice? Here’s 7 motivational quotes from leaders at Davos past

“From commenting on global issues such as gender disparity and geopolitical tensions, to delivering advice on the workplace and healthy living, Davos has a topic for everyone” writes unknown author for cnbc.com. In anticipation of what this year’s summit may bring, CNBC draws together seven quotes from previous WEF meetings, where leading figures have given advice on a range of topics that can be applicable to any individual. Source: cnbc.com Share This:

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How New MiFID II research payment rules apply to sales and trading

“One of the featured areas where MiFID II is scheduled to shine is on the issue of research payments charged by financial institutions” reports financefeeds.com. As the old saying goes, advice “isn’t worth pinch of salt”, but MiFID II puts all of that on hold.From the beginning of 2018, payments for financial research will have to be reimbursed directly rather than through the traditional pathway of being included in transaction commissions.Despite the obvious objections to this move, it does appear that financial firms are sitting up and taking notice. Source: financefeeds.com…

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Aly Raisman Speaks Out About Larry Nassar’s Sentencing

“This week, at his sentence hearing, nearly 100 of his victims are reading their victim impact statements, detailing alleged abuse by Nassar” writes Elizabeth Narins for cosmopolitan.com. Gymnastics star Aly Raisman, 23, is an Olympic gold medalist and outspoken survivor of sexual abuse that she says began when she was 15, and outlines in a victim impact statement published in December 2017. Source: cosmopolitan.com Share This:

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Aly Raisman: The more we talk about sexual assault and ‘uncomfortable issues,’ the better

“These vending machines challenge that stigma head-on, which is why Raisman thinks they’re key to normalizing this conversation” writes Nicole Gallucci for mashable.com. The gymnast and author of her recently released memoir, Fierce, teamed up with Playtex Sport to launch tampon vending machines that accept selfies and advice instead of money. Source: mashable.com Share This:

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A 30-year-old who quit corporate life to earn 6 figures working remotely from a Mediterranean island shares his best advice on turning a side job into a full-time gig

“Zima’s day job was in digital marketing, so he used his experience to start consulting in a similar vein” reports businessinsider.com. “I started getting good reviews, and that’s when I had the day job and the side hustle side by side.”. I took things that were a part of my day job, which I was very experienced at, and meshed it and overlapped it to make a more compelling offer.”. “The typical transition is like, ‘Ok, we’re going to move, I’m going to find a job, everything will be all…

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Diabolical genius of the baby advice industry

“This, I suspect, may be the lasting lesson of the baby advice books that now sit largely unconsulted at the back of our flat” writes Oliver Burkeman for theguardian.com. But such mysteries begin to disperse when you realise that baby advice isn’t only, or perhaps even mainly, about raising children.After all, I knew that advice books in other fields often contradicted each other, and indeed themselves, and so should never be taken too seriously.Yet almost every human in history has been raised without the insights of almost every book of…

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Liz Weston: What good financial advice looks like

“Bad financial advice can cost you a fortune and leave you worse off than if you had tried to go it alone” writes The Associated Press for seattletimes.com. Those advisers include registered investment advisers and certified financial planners when they’re offering financial planning advice.Good financial advice can help you achieve your life goals. NerdWallet: How to choose a financial adviser: The National Association of Personal Financial Advisers: What is fee-only advising?: The Committee for the Fiduciary Standard’s fiduciary oath:. Many Americans believe, incorrectly, that their financial advisers already are required…

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State Department changes travel warning system, softening advisory on Cuba among other things

“Under the new system, every country will have a Travel Advisory, providing levels of advice ranging from 1 to 4: The Travel Advisories for each country replace previous Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts” writes Chicago Tribune for sun-sentinel.com. The revised system assigns levels of advice (1 to 4) about travel as it pertains to every country. Source: sun-sentinel.com Share This:

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Advice for women over 50 who want to change careers

“A career change may be just what you need and more possible than you think” writes Debra Bednar-clark for marketwatch.com. In fact, when you’re in your 50s, you’re at a new professional peak, ripe with the experience and wisdom needed to fuel a successful career change.We can veer off that “path” at any time to explore our interests, passions and personalities, to create a career that truly fulfills us. Source: marketwatch.com Share This:

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