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A perspective on grass

Sometimes advice is not about helping solve a dilemma but enabling better sharpening of the way we are framing the problem.
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Four For Friday (42)

The future following this pandemic cannot be designed by cynics who peddle stories of human selfishness and paint pictures of calamities. Hope, you will remember, was the last thing to come out of Pandora's Box of ills. That hope will shape us.
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The essence

To know what is non-essential, we need to know what is essential. Our enforced quarantine, social distancing, self isolation in the time of coronavirus are offering us plenty of time to ponder this important question. Things may not be the same when we have finished pondering.
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Covid19 and remaking society

Covid19 is going to remake our society whether we like it or not. It is not sufficient to dislike what may be already underway.
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Four For Friday (41)

What links coronavirus, leadership, women on boards, climate change and disinformation? Read this week's links to find out.
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Four For Friday (40)

Women as CEOs, digital native children as designers of the world being eaten by software, work and AI, and ok, since we are all remote-working thanks to coronavirus, a reflection on the loneliness it may precipitate for some and some excellent hacks for getting it right all feature in this week's picks.
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Governance in emergencies

Governance models while necessary are insufficient consideration in the face of emergencies; the organisation (or a nation) fundamentally need to have competence, resources, and skills, built in peace times.
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Four For Friday (39)

Small data, protecting kids online, metabolite surveillance, and tech nihilism are this week’s picks.
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Mistakes startups make when building boards

Startup founders make some common mistakes when they seek to build boards and good governance for their companies. They are preventable and fixable.
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Startups' governance problem

Startups have a governance problem but it is solvable with good strategic thinking and knowledge of what to expect from board directors.
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