• Peak Performance - Five Suggestions

    As leaders, the way we lead is influenced by what we read, experience and learn. We learn some from our successes—but we learn significantly more from our mistakes. We can also learn from others who are successful in their specialties.
  • Intellectual Honesty—Reflect on Mistakes & Learn from Mentors

    Ray Dalio's famous prescription for progress — “Pain plus reflection equals progress” — is important to remember in every aspect of our lives, in our work, family, business, investing and relationships.
  • Striving for Balance in Life and Investing

    In life, we often talk about the importance of balance. The same is true with investing. Focus, patience, confidence and humility are valuable characteristics in business, personal relationships and investment decisions.
  • Creating a stronger society

    When public and private sectors are strong, and leaders in business and government work together, society as a whole benefits. Understand three lessons government can learn from business to create a stronger society.
  • Be the CEO of yourself

    In every aspect of life, ask for what you want and listen to what others are asking of you. Seek to solve others’ problems by listening and asking questions to tease out what kind of help they need.
  • Cures Are Around the Corner

    When will a COVID-19 vaccine be introduced to the market? What treatments are most effective for ill patients? And, what antibodies will protect people from getting the virus?
  • Block the Virus, Build Immunity—Learning More About COVID-19

    Building immunity is a topic of greater interest now than ever before as we gradually re-open the economy. What supplements, whole foods and health habits can prevent us from getting COVID-19, or improve our chances of recovering should we get the virus?
  • We Will Rise Again

    We’ve never seen a situation like coronavirus, though we compare it to other historical events like the Spanish Flu and The Great Depression. We are afraid of loss, but we must remember that we can come back.
  • A sense of urgency is great for business — but dangerous for investing

    Investors are facing two divergent fears in today’s turbulent economy: the fear that equity markets will retest their March 23 lows and fall further, and a fear of missing opportunities for strong gains if markets move higher. How many of you are facing these…
  • Navigating through Crisis

    Umberto recently participated in a podcast with Smart Business.  The Topic of the podcast is "Now is a not a time to panic, despite the uncertainty. Umberto Fedeli, veteran investor and CEO of The Fedeli Group, discusses his thoughts on crisis leadership and the…