• Aligning with Mentors—Learn From Others’ Successes and Failures

    I am never shy about sharing my mistakes because we learn so much more from what went wrong than what we did right. So, I often reflect on situations where the outcomes were not that great and try to figure out why.
  • Play to Your Strengths

    What do you do really well? What do you love to do? What skills, talents or abilities do others recognize you for? These are important questions for businesspeople, and any individual, to ask when developing their skills, talents and abilities.
  • 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.
  • 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…
  • Listen, don't judge

    You can't really know someone else's story until you listen.We all have opinions, and there are plenty of times when we want to interject those thoughts into a conversation because we believe we’ll improve a person’s situation.