DescriptionHedge Fund Leadership skillfully explains how to assemble, motivate, and manage a group of traders within a fund and sheds much-needed light on the importance of aligning traders with the overall vision and goals of a hedge fund. Author Ari Kiev shares his perspectives on various leadership themes and discusses how a delicate balance between empowerment and control must be struck in order to enhance the performance of today?s hedge fund.
Chapter 1. Developing Good Leadership.
The Value of Empowerment.
It Begins with You.
Enjoying the Process, Solving the Problems.
Breeding Good Leadership.
Introducing the Flat Organization.
Chapter 2. The Value of a Vision.
Creating the Vision.
Focusing on Your Vision.
Maximizing Your Strengths.
Demonstrating Authenticity through Weakness.
Sharing Your Vision.
Timing is Everything.
Preparing for Resistance.
Implementing Your Vision.
Chapter 3. Assembling Your Team.
Conducting the Talent Search.
Changing Negative Perceptions
Identifying Individual Strengths
Dealing with Departures
Chapter 4. Refining Your Team.
Motivating in Motion.
Chapter 5. Building Momentum.
A Transformational Phase.
Going for Short-term Victories.
Abandoning Energy-Draining Behavior.
Chapter 6: Sustaining Momentum.
Burnout and Euphoria.
Reassessing and Redefining Goals.
Redesigning Your Team.
No Time to Let Up.
Chapter 7. Transcending Self-Imposed Limits.
The Life Principle.
Transference and Counter-Transference Issues.
Making Yourself Human.
Combating Stress and Panic.
Using Imagery and Visualization.
Chapter 8: Empowering Others.
A Confrontational Environment.
Measuring Emotional Success.
Leaving a Legacy.