Articles by Emily Holbrook

One Lehman Trader’s Wild Tale from Before the Bankruptcy

One Lehman Trader’s Wild Tale from Before the Bankruptcy

Scotch, 80-hour workweeks, million-dollar trades and psychosis: life of Lehman trader Jared Dillian.

 
Disaster Risk “Cold Spots” Appearing in Emerging Markets

Disaster Risk “Cold Spots” Appearing in Emerging Markets

Recent natural catastrophes have exposed risks in emerging markets that have historically been considered low risk for disasters.

 
Trends on Campus: Risk Management and Insurance Education Review

Trends on Campus: Risk Management and Insurance Education Review

As risk management evolves, so too must the curriculum to teach the risk managers of the future.

 
The 10 Largest Risk Management and Insurance Education Programs

The 10 Largest Risk Management and Insurance Education Programs

A rundown of the top ten U.S. risk management colleges ranked by the number of students who graduated last year.

 
Unprepared Abroad

Unprepared Abroad

Almost a third of international business travelers are concerned for their safety when they jetset abroad.

 
Measuring Marriage

Measuring Marriage

Can we learn anything about the ability of a male CEO to lead from his marriage history?

 
Q&A: Cloud Security

Q&A: Cloud Security

How can companies ensure that their data is safe in a virtual environment that is beyond their control?

 
Learning How to Impact Any Audience

Learning How to Impact Any Audience

It takes approximately three minutes to establish rapport with someone and build an intriguing message.

 
In Companies We Trust

In Companies We Trust

“No matter what industry you’re in, it’s a major problem if your customers don’t trust you,” says Bruce Temkin.

 
The Power of Reputation

The Power of Reputation

For all companies, the most important asset is not found on their balance sheets but in the opinions of their customers.

 
States Unprepared for Future Water Issues

States Unprepared for Future Water Issues

A mere nine states have taken proactive measures to combat the water-related impacts of climate change.

 
Cost Containment Is the Top Workers Comp Insurance Concern

Cost Containment Is the Top Workers Comp Insurance Concern

Companies are more worried about controlling costs than anything else, and 65% believe promoting a safety-minded culture is the best solution.

 
An Anonymous Threat

An Anonymous Threat

A look at a few of the lesser-known, though still noteworthy attacks by one of the world’s most feared hacker groups.

 
Boards Asleep at the Wheel on Cyber-Risk

Boards Asleep at the Wheel on Cyber-Risk

“There is a whole universe of potential cyber-risk not understood at a board level,” says an insurance industry insider.

 
Digital Book Wars

Digital Book Wars

A Department of Justice lawsuit claims that Apple is illegally price fixing e-books.