The coronavirus pandemic is obviously a major health event on a global scale. But it also raises issues about how we respond and manage ourselves as individuals.
This is especially important in asset management, where good decisions are what we’re paid for, and the responsibilities we have to shareholders and investors are enormous. Resilience has never been more important.
We asked seven of our top performance coaching partners – who specialize in working with portfolio managers, traders, and investment leaders – for their top tips for building and maintaining resilience during these highly uncertain times.
I’ve been observing a very high level of resilience among Essentia’s portfolio manager clients: they are sticking to their investment processes and documenting their thought processes, as a matter of routine. But the tips below are useful to us all, regardless of how keenly we’re feeling the pressure.