Boards

Verizon’s Mark Bertolini: ‘Never Waste A Good Crisis’

There’s nothing quite like a catastrophe to shake up the status quo—and this one isn’t over yet. But corporate leaders are already mining the wreckage of 2020 for lessons on emerging stronger, faster and ready for whatever is next. Here’s what they’ve found.

Covid-19 Tested Our Strategy At PwC US—And It Didn’t Win. Here’s Why.

Three key principles were integral to PwC's digital transformation—and they continue to guide as the firm adapts for the evolving future of work.

Jeff Bezos’ Surprising CEO Transition Is Hardly Surprising, But It Is Worth Studying

The timing makes perfect sense in terms of strategic and industry life stage, as well as the life stage of the company’s culture and the characters involved. We all should have seen this coming.

Goya CEO Censure Highlights Boards’ Responsibility For Communications

Deciding how the company should respond to controversial issues before a company official makes a gaffe can prevent reputational damage that could have severely negative impacts on company growth.

Mark Weinberger: ‘I’m Always Optimistic’

Not much fazes the former CEO of EY, who joined the boards of J&J, MetLife and Aramco just in time for the triple threat of a global pandemic, social unrest and political upheaval to hit. His take? Business will step up and survive. Here’s how.

Engage Your Board To ‘Feed Forward’

Partnering closely with the board and taking suggestions for the future strengthens the relationship and expands our thinking.

Corporate Board Members Grow Confident In 2021 Economic Recovery

Corporate Board Member's latest poll of U.S. public company directors shows increased optimism about business in 2021, betting on a successful vaccine rollout and a return to political stability—although many remain cautious over the potential for increased taxes and new regulations.

What CEOs And Boards Can Learn From The President’s Erratic Exit

Five warning signs that a CEO is veering into the kind of monarchical behavior that can jeopardize a smooth transition.

Measuring Impact in a Complex and Interconnected World

Going forward leaders will be challenged with demonstrating the impact of their respective stakeholder initiatives. Doing so will require a rethink in the approach to measurement.

M&A: Looking Back And Looking Forward

Key lessons learned over the past year and the likely trends for 2021.
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