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R.E.M & Board Composition

The best board member is the one who knows when it’s time to leave. The question we all need to ask ourselves every year is “am I adding value to the board?” and “is there someone else with a different … Continue reading

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R.E.M & Board Composition

The best board member is the one who knows when it’s time to leave. The question we all need to ask ourselves every year is “am I adding value to the board?” and “is there someone else with a different … Continue reading

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Must see from Egypt!

Kristof interview with 80-year old female advocate for women’s rights. Says many women demonstrators for democracy “have never been out of the house”. http://video.nytimes.com/video/2011/02/03/opinion/1248069611811/undaunted-in-tahrir-square.html?ref=opinion

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A test for all of us

Sandra Day O’Connor: Before speaking out ask yourself whether your words are true, whether they are respectful and whether they are needed in our civil discussions.

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How do we consider the risk of online sabotage.

Gartner.com predicts that by 2015, “a G20 nation’s critical infrastructure will be disrupted and damage by online sabotage.” What does this mean for our company? How do we think about this as a risk to operations? Do we engage with … Continue reading

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Definition of Risk: Challenging the Kremlin

Khodorkovsky, formerly 1 of world’s wealthiest, now sentenced to 7 more years in a Russian prison, for challenging Putin. Very strong message to all Oligarchs and Russians.

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H-P firing

I have a different perspective on the H-P firing. Every employee in the company watches the actions of the CEO and of the board. Since all expense reports for both go through accounting, there is a constant stream of information … Continue reading

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