Tag Archives: Barclays Bank

Corporate Culture is visible if you know what to look for . . .

Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected. -Steve Jobs Not too long ago a friend of mine asked how to tell a reputable plumber or tradesman from the “cowboy” fixit men … Continue reading

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Let’s Make a Deal . . . “Negotiated Justice”

Let me see if I fully understand this. ¬†Last week the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) accused the US unit of Standard Chartered Bank of laundering as much as $250 Billion in illegal transactions from Iran, breaking … Continue reading

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Which is harder, a financial turnaround or a moral turnaround?

If we are to go forward, we must go back and rediscover those precious values – that all reality hinges on moral foundations and that all reality has spiritual control. Martin Luther King, Jr. One of the biggest challenges facing … Continue reading

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Too Big to Fail? or Too Big to Succeed?

“I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies. If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation, then by deflation, the banks and corporations that … Continue reading

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Retail Banking is Dying . . .

A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain. ¬†– Robert Frost A few days ago my wife and I went to our local high-street … Continue reading

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