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On leadership and decision making

On leadership and decision-making: lessons from our president | EP23

In light of our president Michael Mezei’s upcoming retirement, he sits down to reflect on the many lessons in leadership he’s gained over the course of his career.

December 5, 2018 27 Mins
The competitive advantage of high performing teams

The competitive advantage of high performing teams | Vijay Viswanathan | EP06

Vijay Viswanathan, Mawer’s Director of Research, on the key characteristics of high performing investment teams.

May 9, 2018 32 Mins
Not boring finds july

(Not) boring finds for July 2017

This month we learned Lisa Simpson is an ideal role-model for business leaders; a new diplomatic strategy with North Korea is critical; cryptocurrencies can also be considered technological platforms; the Trump Bump may have preceded Trump; and trees talk to...

July 5, 2017 2 Mins

(Not) boring finds for March 2016

Our team comes across hundreds of weird and wonderful reads in our daily research. Below are the handful that stood out for us last month.

March 3, 2016 3 Mins

Mawer’s top book recommendations for 2016

Every year, our team pulls together a list of books that influenced our thinking in the previous year. Not all of the recommendations are new books or relate directly to investing, but each one provided the reader with valuable insight.

January 27, 2016 6 Mins

Thinking for ourselves: Lessons from the NBA's Phil Jackson

I spent some time this weekend listening to the audiobook Eleven Rings by Phil Jackson. Jackson is among the most decorated basketball players and coaches in the history of the NBA, and was the assistant, and then head, coach of...

September 16, 2015 5 Mins

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