Boards, that do not have a sophisticated understanding of slavery legacy and anti-racism, are at a disadvantage.
Unless a miracle cure for Covid19 emerges, we are going to have to learn to avoid superspreaders, and to avoid becoming superspreaders.
Covid19 is going to remake our society whether we like it or not. It is not sufficient to dislike what may be already underway.
What links coronavirus, leadership, women on boards, climate change and disinformation? Read this week's links to find out.
A board’s most important task is to ask regularly if it is itself fit for purpose. That requires, above all, a deep sense of self-awareness and metacognition, a skillset no boards seem to be seeking actively in their search for new directors.
Small businesses need good governance for financial and social sustainability, but are not always able or willing to build governance capacity or brook independent challenge.
When I was 15, I was trying to understand the present. Now when I am not 15, the quest continues.
This article is the fourteenth in the Startup Series on FirstPost’s Tech2 section and first appeared on April the 21st, 2017. The journey of a founder can be exhausting. Those in solid founder teams too don't just have a collective experience; they also have their own, personal experiences of the founding journey. It is not … Continue reading Losing and finding your mojo as a founder
This article is the tenth in the Startup Series on FirstPost’s Tech2 section and first appeared on January the 23rd, 2017. A healthcare startup founder I know was in a dilemma. For a pretty sizeable chunk of the equity pie, she had agreed to take on as cofounder a tech development guy. He would in … Continue reading Risk culture and your startup
When India hosted the Commonwealth Games in 2010, the then-sports minister compared the event to an Indian wedding, saying that while preparations go on until the last minute, everything comes together on the day. I am reminded of that as I watch the stories coming out of India since the sudden demonetisation of two major currency … Continue reading Governance is no “Indian wedding”