Cashflow, every financial decision must be well thought

Last week I went to a course about ‘The Magic of Money’ and was surprised to find out that the course consisted in playing a board game named Cashflow, created by the economist Robert T. Kiyosaki, best known for his best-seller 'Rich Dad, Poor Dad'. This game promises to change the way you think about money by teaching you the ways that rich people … Continue reading Cashflow, every financial decision must be well thought

Pad Man, an optimistic mindset can change everything

I recently decided to have a “reading break" and turned my spare time to movies, particularly biographical movies or based on true events. I do not know if I have been lucky in my selections, but I have derived from various of them important political and social insights, as was the case with Pad Man, a Bollywood comedy-drama based on the life … Continue reading Pad Man, an optimistic mindset can change everything

Best Buy sets example and offers a good case for analysis in corporate governance

It is encouraging to learn about more talented women being appointed as CEOs! The recent appointment of Corie Barry as Best Buy’s first female CEOin over 50 years is inspiring. It also shows an evolution in Best Buy’s culture and not just a ‘solo’ event. In fact, Best Buy initiated some years ago, a journey towards gaining gender parity not only in the executive … Continue reading Best Buy sets example and offers a good case for analysis in corporate governance

Learning to change and improve Governance in this era

As I have sustained before, we are undergoing a transformation of traditional corporate governance practices that were in need of adaptation to remain effective and valuable, considering the current speed of business and the emergence of new risks to be overseeing by the Board.  Board governance and oversight has never been more challenging than right now and this is precisely what … Continue reading Learning to change and improve Governance in this era

Board members must get actively involved in anti bribery and anti corruption matters

I participated in a useful Webinar, organized by Thomson Reuters and The Volkov Law Group, on Anti-Corruption Compliance. The speakers started by highlighting the following increasing trends: Prosecutors around the globe are working collaboratively, which is evidenced by the increase in multi-jurisdiction settlementsProsecutors are targeting more individual liability casesIn the US, concentration of bigger, more sensitive, enforcement cases with the DOJ, … Continue reading Board members must get actively involved in anti bribery and anti corruption matters