IQ + EQ = Higher Performance  

IQ + EQ = Higher Performance  

What does it take for individuals and teams to perform at the highest levels? Increasingly, researchers and business leaders have found that technical abilities and intelligence (or IQ) are only part of the equation. When IQ is combined with emotional intelligence (EQ) individuals and teams can achieve increased performance.

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3 Techniques for Finding Low-Profile Individuals

3 Techniques for Finding Low-Profile Individuals

During a recent asset search project, the individual we were looking for initially appeared invisible online. We knew the individual used to be a director of a company, but his name no longer appeared on their website. But, with a little snooping and a bit of luck, we had a physical address (and more) in just a few hours. What did we do to find the information?

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Sports Gambling Fraud Risks Will Require Creativity to Combat

Sports Gambling Fraud Risks Will Require Creativity to Combat

Following a Supreme Court decision on May 14 that will allow states to determine the legality of sports gambling within their jurisdictions, more questions than answers emerged about the ruling’s implications across the country. As individual states determine whether or how they will accommodate sports gambling, fraud risks related to the industry should be at or near the top of the list of considerations for all involved.

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2018 World Cup in Russia Could Spur Next Wave of Financial Fraud Attacks

2018 World Cup in Russia Could Spur Next Wave of Financial Fraud Attacks

In less than a month’s time, the biggest global extravaganza will kick off in Russia. Thirty-two national teams will fight for the top spot in the 2018 Football World Cup. FIFA estimates that more than $5.7 billion in revenue will be generated from the showpiece event, and that more than a million tourists are expected to travel to Russia. This event will indeed be a good time for more than 3.2 billion fans worldwide, but it will also be a potentially lucrative time for fraudsters.

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CFE Describes Fighting a Culture of Corruption

CFE Describes Fighting a Culture of Corruption

Hossam El Shaffei, CFE, has been interested in fighting fraud since first seeing normalized bribery occur in his native Middle East. Currently a partner specializing in risk advisory services at RSM Consulting, he has more than 35 years of global and regional work experience in multinational organizations such as the United Nations and United States Agency for International Development. El Shaffei also established ACFE chapters in Egypt and Jordan and recently became an Authorised Trainer for the CFE Exam Review Course in Jordan, Egypt and Lebanon.

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