Now for something completely different
To go beyond tokenism on "difference" or "diversity", we need to practise governance differently. Starting with how we recruit board directors. And how we report on our intent, action, and progress for diversity.
Finance: Innovating to 2030
Finance in 2030 will be shaped by politics, the self-directed consumer, and the churn among nation-states, big-tech and civil society at large.
Inclusion on the board agenda
Boards can learn from Greg Clarke's resignation from the FA and ask themselves whether inclusion and antiracism are truly on their organisational agenda.
Our ways of seeing
The experience of this pandemic has made explicit our ways of seeing. It can inform what and how we need to learn so we can cope with the next complex challenges life may bring us.
New kid on the block
Much is made of diversity as a source of better thinking on boards. Not enough is made of the value of a new kid on the block.
BLM in the Boardroom
Boards, that do not have a sophisticated understanding of slavery legacy and anti-racism, are at a disadvantage.
Experience is unhelpful
In shaping the post-Covid world, experience may be less relevant than resilience, creativity, empathy, perspective, and the ability to connect dots.
Simplify, don't oversimplify
We are framing Covid19 too simplistically, just as we did obesity, and hoping for a silver bullet -- a cure, a vaccine. Just like obesity this may be a losing battle.
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.
Four For Friday (41)
What links coronavirus, leadership, women on boards, climate change and disinformation? Read this week's links to find out.