Category: governance

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.
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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.
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BLM in the Boardroom

Boards, that do not have a sophisticated understanding of slavery legacy and anti-racism, are at a disadvantage.
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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.
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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.
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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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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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