The Gray Rhino at #CFAEdge

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Gray Rhino & Company CEO Michele Wucker spoke at the 70th CFA Institute Annual Conference in Philadelphia May 21, 2017, applying the gray rhino framework to challenges facing the financial management industry.

Peter M.J. Gross summarized the talk: “Is Your Gray Rhino Plan in Place?”

View the Virtual Link interview (scroll to 0:51)

 

 

 

 

The Gray Rhino at #CFAEdge

70th CFA Institute Annual Conference -Sharpen Your Investment Edge

  1. Do you have a plan for dealing with Gray Rhinos? @wucker explains why being prepared is important  http://buff.ly/2qxETac  @pmjgross #CFAedge
  2. Do you have a plan for dealing with Gray Rhinos? @wucker explains why being prepared is important  http://cfa.is/2rvgOof  @pmjgross #CFAedge
  3. Do you have a plan for dealing with Gray Rhinos? @Wucker explains why being prepared is important https://t.co/GfIcJCBW0F @pmjgross #CFAedge https://t.co/2fa85HIkHq

    Do you have a plan for dealing with Gray Rhinos? @wucker explains why being prepared is important  http://cfa.is/2rvgOof  @pmjgross #CFAedge pic.twitter.com/2fa85HIkHq
  4. Do you have a plan for dealing with Gray Rhinos? @wucker explains why being prepared is important  http://cfa.is/2rvgOof  @pmjgross #CFAedge
  5. Do you have a plan for dealing with Gray Rhinos? @wucker explains why being prepared is important  http://cfa.is/2rvgOof  @pmjgross #CFAedge
  6. .@wucker ‘s #CFAedge message about gray rhinos is optimistic: we can see them coming, and we can decide how to react  https://cards.twitter.com/cards/cjar4/49obj 
  7. @wucker ‘s #CFAedge message about gray rhinos is optimistic: we can see them coming and we can decide how to react.  https://cards.twitter.com/cards/cjar4/49o8q 
  8. “The most obvious thing is what escapes us” said @wucker while introducing gray rhinos to #CFAedge attendees  https://cards.twitter.com/cards/cjar4/49o89 
  9. Do you have a plan for dealing with Gray Rhinos? @wucker explains why being prepared is important  http://cfa.is/2rvgOof  @pmjgross #CFAedge
  10. Do you have a plan for dealing with Gray Rhinos? @wucker explains why being prepared is important  http://cfa.is/2rvgOof  @pmjgross #CFAedge
  11. Do you have a plan for dealing with Gray Rhinos? @wucker explains why being prepared is important  http://cfa.is/2rvgOof  @pmjgross #CFAedge
  12. Do you have a plan for dealing with Gray Rhinos? @wucker explains why being prepared is important  http://cfa.is/2rvgOof  @pmjgross #CFAedge
  13. Do you have a plan for dealing with Gray Rhinos? @wucker explains why being prepared is important  http://cfa.is/2rvgOof  @pmjgross #CFAedge
  14. Do you have a plan for dealing with Gray Rhinos? @wucker explains why being prepared is important  http://cfa.is/2rvgOof  @pmjgross #CFAedge
  15. Do you have a plan for dealing with Gray Rhinos? @wucker explains why being prepared is important  http://cfa.is/2rvgOof  @pmjgross #CFAedge
  16. Do you have a plan for dealing with Gray Rhinos? @wucker explains why being prepared is important  http://cfa.is/2qOAOjd  #CFAedge
  17. Enjoying the conference session presented by women at the top of their game
    @Pamela_Meyer
    @wucker
    Elizabeth Corley
    @WDBinvestments #CFAedge
  18. That branding on the other side of the window is entirely accidental!.. Great catching up with @wucker over dinner at #CFAedge https://t.co/11YUMogwMC

    That branding on the other side of the window is entirely accidental!.. Great catching up with @wucker over dinner at #CFAedge pic.twitter.com/11YUMogwMC
  19. #CFAedge – 7% of Financial services CEOs feel very prepared for innovation yet spending on tech is only rising by 4% @wucker
  20. A stronger decision-making process: At #CFAedge, @wucker says it makes the difference between the sightseers and the pancakes.
  21. At #CFAedge, @reshmakapadia asks @wucker: How do you distinguish between a relevant risk (rhino), and an irrelevant risk (“limpy hippo”)?
  22. The key 'Gray Rhino' questions we should be asking ourselves as a business. @wucker #CfAedge https://t.co/96anmgRnKK

    The key ‘Gray Rhino’ questions we should be asking ourselves as a business. @wucker #CfAedge pic.twitter.com/96anmgRnKK
  23. “As a business you should question where you are all the time. Diversity is one of the strongest tools you have.” @wucker #CFAedge
  24. Paradox identified by @wucker: Fixing small problems is less expensive, but that’s also when you’re less likely to deal with them. #CFAedge
  25. #CFAedge presentation from @Wucker: Ignoring a problem doesn't make it go away. https://t.co/skHltaGokI

    #CFAedge presentation from @wucker: Ignoring a problem doesn’t make it go away. pic.twitter.com/skHltaGokI
  26. why we muddle: lack of resources, lack of urgency, entrenched interests, perverse incentives, wrong narratives –@wucker at #CFAedge
  27. Diversity is more than just physical properties. Risk tolerance, thinking styles, @wucker says that these perspectives add strength #CFAedge
  28. Digital #disruption is a Gray Rhino facing financial services, says @wucker at #CFAedge. But we have a choice to see it & take action.
  29. #GrayRhino = obvious, highly probable, dynamic. You have a choice to respond, or not, but most responses fall short @wucker #CFAedge  https://twitter.com/Nerina_Visser/status/866378102015963140 
  30. “The most obvious thing is what escapes us” @wucker at #CFAedge explaining how she chose the term Gray Rhino for oncoming challenge.
  31. .@wucker talking about gray rhinos and investment decision making at #CFAedge ~ amazingly, a group of rhinos is a “crash”
  32. Why the Gray Rhino should get much more attention than the Black Swan – Michele @wucker #CFAedge
  33. At #CFAedge, @wucker is introducing the Gray Rhino’s cousins: Combine Elephant in the Room’s obviousness with Black Swan’s catastrophe.
  34. #CFAedge now: @reshmakapadia is opening @wucker’s session on recognizing and taking action to address obvious dangers.

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Michele Wucker

Founder & CEO at Gray Rhino & Company
Michele Wucker is a global thought leader and the author, most recently, of THE GRAY RHINO: How to Recognize and Act on the Obvious Dangers We Ignore (St Martin's Press, 2016). Learn more about her at http://thegrayrhino.com/about/michelewucker
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Michele Wucker is a global thought leader and the author, most recently, of THE GRAY RHINO: How to Recognize and Act on the Obvious Dangers We Ignore (St Martin's Press, 2016). Learn more about her at http://thegrayrhino.com/about/michelewucker

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