About Intensity…

I promised myself I would write a post in this BRU-DXB-SIN flight, and since the last one was really about Fintech people, i have something more personal I would like to share. Recently i thought about the reason WHY i am writing this blog, with an unusual discipline (and i call it discipline since “almost” […]

Continue Reading

The biggest banking challenge is leadership

So yesterday, I identified the three biggest challenges to banking today based upon a major dialogue on social media with the Next Bank Facebook community. Those three barriers are regulations, legacy and culture. The three barriers are intertwined in a…

Continue Reading

Things worth reading: 28th January 2015

Things we’re reading today include … ‘Bank mistook my sex change for fraud’ – when poor service counts as discrimination American Express plans to start operations in Cuba FCA admits it ‘screwed up’ over life insurance probe but defends its…

Continue Reading

What are the biggest challenges in banking today?

Sometimes social media kicks off great discussions about banking. In fact, most of what I learn, collaborate, corroborate, develop, gain, understand and envisage comes primarily through my social network. The latest dialogue that spawns its own blog entry is from…

Continue Reading

Things worth reading: 27th January 2015

Things we’re reading today include … Time is ripe for radical action by banks Where did it go wrong for Standard Chartered? Standard Chartered’s problem is that Peter Sands’ deputy is just as deluded as he is FCA to target…

Continue Reading

Things worth reading: 26th January 2015

Things we’re reading today include … Santander Sounds Alarm Over Bank Ring-Fencing Fake bank scams Chinese customers out of £20 million Fines, reforms force Deutsche Bank to face tough strategy choices Saxo Bank says could lose up to $107m on…

Continue Reading

Petervan’s Delicacies: week 19 Jan 2015

Week-3 of Delicacies: There is so much noise out there. Getting back to some basics: a self-curated weekly list of max 5 articles that i found interesting and worth re-reading. Minimalism in curation. Enjoy! About Digital Scholarship: http://stanfordpress.typepad.com/blog/2015/01/the-digital-pilot.html About Not So Big Trends: http://www.smh.com.au/national/the-next-big-thing-is-no-big-thing-at-all-20150117-12h53p.html About a New Way of Work: https://medium.com/the-future-of-work-and-business/a-manifesto-for-a-new-way-of-work-139e1b3c1a4f 16 Lessons from Reid Hoffman: http://casnocha.com/reid-hoffman-lessons 16 Trends […]

Continue Reading