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September 11, 2012


oem software download p>At least every other company can now consider themselves forewarned.  Unfortunately, Twitter isn’t so lucky. The bottom line:  if you are thinking of adding Flipboard CEO Mike McCue to your board of directors, think twice.  Just a

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To say that the past several weeks have been a challenge for Knight Capital (NYSE: KCG) would be an understatement. It started with a software glitch on August 1 that left the brokerage firm with a $440 million loss. Many,

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computer antivirus software p>Peter Thiel is facing a growing firestorm.  Although he will probably the first to tell you that he doesn’t need anyone to come to his defense, I am happy to do so.  Thiel is the now famous

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college essay writing service p>One of the major stories from the corporate world so far this year has been the trading blunder at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. that resulted in a loss of several billion dollars for one of

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Sometimes we are not fortunate enough to realize great advice until it is too late.  Several months ago I met a seasoned board member (of public, private and non-profit boards) and we had a long discussion about board of directors’

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essay writing service p>This week, Best Buy Founder and former Chairman, Richard Schulze, made an unsolicited offer to buy the electronics retailer and take it private. With all the makings of a made for TV movie, the intriguing dynamics at

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When compared with private and public company boards, non-profit organizations have the toughest road to traverse in terms of board member recruitment.  The overwhelming majority of non-profits do not compensate their board of directors for their service so it is

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I don’t know Marissa Mayer, the recently appointed CEO of Yahoo, but by all accounts she is an extremely talented executive who has proven herself at the highest levels of what has been a largely male-dominated industry – the consumer

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Yesterday, the Governing Board for the University of Virginia (“UVA”) reversed its decision from weeks earlier and reinstated University President Teresa Sullivan.  The decision was almost as stunning as the Board’s move to oust Sullivan for what it felt was

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On Monday, Facebook appointed its well-known COO, Sheryl Sandberg, to its Board of Directors.  There are two (2) ways to view this appointment.  The first, is to see it as a smart tactical decision that seeks to allay investor fears

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