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August 13, 2020

The Ricciardi Group Joins Inc. Magazine’s List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies for Second Consecutive Year

New York, New York, Aug. 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Ricciardi Group (RG) is thrilled to announce that for the second consecutive year we’ve been named by Inc. 5000 as one of America’s fastest-growing private companies, recognized this year among the top 1500. This national honor ranks among the most prestigious awards in the […]
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July 15, 2020

How to Achieve Excellence for a Financial Brand

This week, we had the opportunity to join the Gramercy Institute’s first virtual Summer Series event. The webinar brought together a panel of financial marketing experts to discuss the Key Elements of Financial Brand Excellence. Gramercy Institute’s Bill Wreaks asked guests to explore how the fundamentals of brand messaging and marketing have changed for financial […]
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May 28, 2020

A New Brand Identity for Splitit

Splitit recently unveiled a new brand identity with the help of the Ricciardi Group. Splitit is a global payment platform that enables shoppers to make purchases using installment payments via their credit card. Their new branded elements include a logo, website, and marketing materials to better align their mission with their customers.  Splitit’s new logo […]
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May 4, 2020

New month, new ideas to move forward.

For the past seven weeks, we’ve had to be extremely resilient. We’ve had to find ways to stay grounded, rooted in new ways of thinking. And as we embark on this new month, we reflect on what it represents—growth. Let’s use what we’ve learned to continue to adapt, to gain momentum and see what blossoms. […]
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May 1, 2020
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Cross Industry Executive Q&A: Three Questions to Activate Your Action Plan

View article as a PDF 2020 has become the year of the pivot. Depending on your business, your version of pivot may be more or less extreme – but pivot you must. The current crisis has already reinforced that none of us are immune from massive shifts in how we do business. Faced with these […]
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April 29, 2020

Two Paths to Growth: Mend Your Nets or Rev Your Engine

These past several weeks have carried with them an air of uncertainty that hasn’t been felt in nearly a decade. After four strong years of market growth, plentiful capital, and a massive surge in startups and other new ventures, we are now faced with a time that while not unfamiliar, is uncomfortable and came in […]
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April 17, 2020

Guiding Practices for Our New Normal

These are unprecedented times − we’d like to say that living through the 2008 financial crisis, 9/11 and Hurricane Sandy helped prepare us for this moment, but it’s an entirely new set of challenges that we’re facing as businesses and as humans. Learning to adapt to this world, we find we are busier than ever. […]
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April 10, 2020
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Five Ways to Improve Your Networking Skills

As part of our always be learning culture at the Ricciardi Group, every month we take time to meet with an influential leader to enhance our personal development. In April, we had the pleasure of (virtually) welcoming Pat Hedley, author of “Meet 100 People: A How-to Guide to the Career and Life Edge Everyone’s Missing”. […]
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April 8, 2020

You Got This, Love RG

This month’s Brain Candy newsletter looks a little different, on purpose. The last thing you need is another preachy newsletter, or a ‘best tips for working from home’ post, or Crisis Communications 101. It’s time to speak directly, leader to leader, human to human. This quote from one of our favorite humans pretty much sums […]
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March 31, 2020

Continuity Planning, Clear Comms, & Plan for Dynamic Trajectories

Recently, the Ricciardi Group had the opportunity to provide guidance and advice to financial service marketers alongside others named to Gramercy Institute’s Financial Agency Short List. We are humbled to have been provided this opportunity to help other financial marketers. We were asked the question: “What advice do you have for senior marketers at major […]
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