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UFOs & the Great Convergence

Even while admitting that one can read almost anything into Nostradamus’ verse, the New York Times once wrote a story suggesting “certain lines are said to have predicted Napoleon’s rise, Hitler’s fall, Hiroshima, the arrival of the Kennedy brothers, the death of Diana, Princess of Wales, and September 11, among hundreds of other events.” 

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Happy Labor Day

Happy Labor Day, recognising that for many, this is not a holiday but a work day. Best wishes for you and yours on Labor Day when we honour all workers.

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Patience is the Key to Your Success

For Aristotle, ‘patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet'.

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8 Steps to Regulatory Compliance

Repeated conversations are usually an indicator that something is not well understood and not working well. In this case, I have had a number of conversations in the last couple of years around the production and sign-off of “business requirements” in regulatory change.

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In the Client’s Shoes

Having worked in financial services for almost 40 years, I have seen enormous changes in regulation, conduct and attitudes, but only recently have I truly become a client of my own industry as an executor of my late father’s will and as a pension holder nearing retirement needing and being required to take advice.

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It’s Time You Stop Reacting And Start Responding

Facing adversity is inevitable. It is the biggest reality of human life. We all face difficulties in our endeavours—which may seem like a problem, however, they bring opportunities to grow and learn as never before. To be honest, it is up to us how we interpret them. 

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The French Connection Detective Sonny Grosso Spills More on His Extraordinary Memoir

    Italian sauce, Harlem’s famous Rao’s (“New York’s most exclusive restaurant”), the Yankees and Joe DiMaggio, and Marilyn Monroe — those are just some of the stories from the first chapter in the upcoming memoir, Harlem to Hollywood, My Real-to-Reel Life by Det. Sonny Grosso: