Monthly Archives: September 2009

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Clinton Global Initiative—Where Interests Align

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I attended the Clinton Global Initiative for the past two days in New York City. It is the fifth year for the CGI, started by former President Clinton to unite business, government and civil society behind specific commitments to remedy shortcomings in infrastructure, health, human capital and access to financing. The meeting features top executives […]

A Year Later

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I was standing in the dark in my gym shorts and t shirt in Rock Creek Park in Washington DC this morning at 5:45 am, ready to begin the hour long Sarge US Army style workout with 45 other middle-aged (lunatic) men and women. As I gazed up at the sliver of a moon and […]

The CEO’s Dilemma; A Year After Lehman’s Demise

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I had breakfast this morning with Heidrick & Struggles CEO Kevin Kelly (disclosure: friend and client). He told me about his soon to be released book, Leading in Turbulent Times, based on recent interviews with thirty CEOs across Asia, Europe and North America. Just after the fall of Lehman Brothers and AIG bankruptcy, boards asked […]

Thomson Reuters; Building the Modern Media Company

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I had a meeting this morning with Brian Rhoads, managing editor of the Americas, and Martin Howell, editor in charge of companies’ news, of Reuters News. We had a wide-ranging discussion on the competitive landscape, the new demands on the reporters and the business model following Thomson’s acquisition of Reuters. Here are the important comments […]

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