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Hamilton Ray

If you are going to travel to the other side of the globe, you want it to be worth your while. Yes, I have finally recovered from jetlag, but Sibos 2018 in Sydney did not disappoint. This was Collective Next’s fifth year supporting SWIFT Innotribe at the SWIFT’s annual, massive, multi-day financial services conference, Sibos. We were so glad to once again mingle with brilliant speakers, cutting edge ideas, and a few mind-bending concepts (e.g.,...

Kathy Clemons

I’m going to tell you the truth. We all know when you’re winging it. We know when you haven’t prepared. You may be quick on your feet, smart, improvisational, and creative. But we know when you didn’t do the work.

It’s obvious when you give a presentation that you haven’t rehearsed. Words sound different when you’ve had a chance to test them out, practice placing the emphasis here versus there, get a sense of how they hang together in the air instead of...