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.
The theme "be prepared" recurs in so many areas in life, I keep expecting to see it in action. And every once in a while there are some stellar examples of preparation winning the day even if at great cost to the other side that believes in "winging it".
The intent does not matter, the impact does. Between intent and impact lies accountability.
I pick social commentary, business books, quirky books on popularity, a business novel and poetry. Most are not on popular lists. Which is why this list is worth a read.
The cost of implementing some form of AI today is minuscule compared to the opportunity cost of inaction. After all not implementing AI today will not defer the future.
Protest is a strategic lever which leaders ignore at their peril. And it is here to stay.
When I was 15, I was trying to understand the present. Now when I am not 15, the quest continues.
When I take a painkiller, I trust that a reputed company’s product, bought at my local trusted pharmacy, will just make my pain go …
This article is the final one in the Startup Series on FirstPost’s Tech2 section and first appeared on September the 11th, 2017. Even if …
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