Hear and Persevere: Inspiring Stories of Dynamic Women – April Rudin

Founder and President of The Rudin Group, April J. Rudin is widely acknowledged as a top marketing strategist for the financial-services and wealth-management sectors. Distinguished by her ability to forecast and leverage critical trends, and by her expertise in digital and traditional media, she leads a firm that designs bespoke marketing campaigns for some of the world’s leading wealth-management firms, fintechs, and family offices; campaigns that strengthen brand value and drive client acquisition. The Rudin Group was founded in 2008.

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Hear and Persevere: Inspiring Stories of Dynamic Women – Cheryl Nash

Cheryl Nash, President, Investment Services at Fiserv, drives the strategic vision for industry-leading technology solutions in wealth management. With over 30 years of experience, Cheryl has a keen appreciation and understanding of industry trends, priorities and challenges, and is a highly sought-after subject matter expert. Her consultative approach has yielded enduring client partnerships. Cheryl is next in our Hear and Persevere series.

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Hear and Persevere: Inspiring Stories of Dynamic Women – Rene’ Nourse

We continue our series of interviews with inspiring women in the leadership. This time we feature Rene’ Nourse — Founder and CEO, Urban Wealth Management. A frequent guest speaker and contributor about women and finance, she was one of twenty awardees for 2017’s Investment News Women to Watch, has been a recipient of the Five Star Wealth Manager Award since 2014 and recognized by the Los Angeles Business Journal’s as one of LA’s Most Influential Wealth Managers for 2018. In January 2019, she became the 10th President of the Association of African American Financial Advisors, known as QUAD-A.

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What’d You Miss?

It matters. Because while forgetting is human, it can also be expensive. Maree Moscati writes on the importance of memorializing information before it becomes lost in the shuffle.

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Hear and Persevere: Inspiring Stories of Dynamic Women – Catherine Allen

Catherine Allen is an entrepreneur, former corporate executive at Dun and Bradstreet and Citi-corp, corporate and nonprofit board member, former professor of business and advocate for more women in the C suite, on corporate boards and in public policy. She is Chairman and CEO of The Santa Fe Group, a strategic advisory firm, focused on third party risk and cybersecurity and second in our series: “Hear and Persevere: Inspiring Stories of Dynamic Women”

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The Story of Us ~ Part 7 in a Series A Day in the Life of a Transcriptionist

On August 21st, 2017, a group of our Copytalk, LLC scribes stood outside, looking up at the sky through specialty glasses. Our Athens office was privileged enough to experience 99 percent of the rare total solar eclipse sailing across the sky that day, and our office celebrated in style. There were glasses available for those who wanted to enjoy the show, as well as refreshments for all.

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The Story of Us ~ Part 2 in a Series A Day in the Life of a Transcriptionist

Whenever someone asks what my job is, I used to tiptoe around the subject. I’m not ashamed of what I do. In fact, I’m the only one of my friends that doesn’t complain about going to work in the morning. I plan on coming in to work until they tell me I can’t anymore. The reason I used to tiptoe around the subject is that for the longest time I didn’t have a great answer to the question I always get: “Why don’t they just use a speech-to-text program?” And I’m sure our potential customers have thought that as well. “Why spend a little extra on having a human do this when I could pay once for a computer program?”

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The Story of Us ~ Part 1 in a Series A Day in the Life of a Transcriptionist

We’ve all been there before, the awkward training period when you start a new job. Maybe you had to wear a silly hat while you learned what was and wasn’t okay to put in the deep fryer. Maybe you had to learn how to use expensive, complicated equipment, inevitably using it incorrectly in front of your boss’s boss. Maybe you even, as once happened to me, had to wear a giant button that said, “ASK ME ANYTHING,” long before you were ready to be asked anything. It seems that no matter the job, the training period is tedious, long and just plain unenjoyable. It’s not easy on you, the trainer, your manager and certainly not your customers.

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