From individual failure to teams’ success – the art of failing well

Is failure all bad? Can any good come as a result of failing? We are all fallible, imperfect and, at times, irrational human beings. Failure is part of human DNA; it is inevitable and always a possible outcome whenever we try something new. We mustn’t shy away from being curious, adventurous or taking risks due to the threat of failure, as the learnings or unanticipated benefits it might offer can often make it worthwhile.

12 October 3 mins

Three inescapable truths for asset managers on culture

In the wake of recent industry scandals, asset managers are reconsidering both their formal governance frameworks and their less formal social contracts in an attempt to reduce risk factors and engender employee and investor trust.

17 August 3 mins

The Investment Marketing Scoop: Future Talent Pools

Long term initiatives are developing future talent. Low rates of employee engagement, higher demands for workplace flexibility and…

25 April 3 mins

The Investment Marketing Scoop: Clear client benefit

Jack Ma, the founder of e-commerce giant Alibaba and officially the richest man in China, is credited to have said: “Forget about your competitors, just focus on your customers”.

04 April 2 mins

From eco-anxiety to positive action

I haven't had a bath in two years. In fact, having a bath is forbidden in my household…

18 March 4 mins

Mirror mirror on the wall, what’s the coolest brand of all?

Over the past few months, we have seen an increase in the number clients requesting our help in…

17 September 3 mins

Marketing leadership in sustainability

The continuing shift to investing based on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria is a once-in-a-generation event that is transforming the investment industry. With this transformation comes the potential creation of new winners and losers.

03 August 4 mins

ESG trends 2021: Grey is the new black

Hear, hear we are living longer! In ancient Greece anyone who lived to over 60 would have been…

16 June 4 mins

ESG trends 2021: Circular economy

In this series, White Marble's ESG team highlights the key themes that we believe will take centre stage…

01 April 3 mins

Never too late to learn

The other day my eight-year-old son asked me what I was doing.  To my reply of "I am…

18 March 3 mins