#AlignedValue How to pick a successful risk leader via @CGMA & @Tomorrows_co


“The only easy day was yesterday.” -Navy Seals Mantra New, unfamiliar, increasingly complex risks are coming at corporations from all directions.  The risk landscape has never been more relentless – and it isn’t going to get easier. If unaddressed, “new” risks can quickly: Disrupt business Damage reputation Destroy value Having in place an executive voice of risk in the organisation that leads the risk agenda helps deliver the business model and drive business performance. According to Tomorrow’s Company Good Governance Forum and CMGA, the following attributes make a successful risk leader: 1. Independent and influential 2. Clear and concise communicator 3. Standard bearer for what’s right … Continue reading #AlignedValue How to pick a successful risk leader via @CGMA & @Tomorrows_co

#AlignedValue Hats-off to @SalesForce #CEO @benioff for embracing #StakeholderTheory & Going Long w/ the #WideView


   Watch Marc’s interview with @jimcramer from @CNBC’s new #1Market office. http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000374874  What is Stakeholder Theory? Stakeholdet theory is a theory of organizational management and business ethics that addresses morals and values in managing an organization. It was originally detailed by R. Edward Freeman in the book Strategic Management: A Stakeholder Approach identifies and models the groups which are stakeholders of a corporation, and both describes and recommends methods by which management can give due regard to the interests of those groups. In short, it attempts to address the “principle of who or what really counts”. In the traditional view of a company, the shareholder view, only the owners or shareholders (= stockholders) of … Continue reading #AlignedValue Hats-off to @SalesForce #CEO @benioff for embracing #StakeholderTheory & Going Long w/ the #WideView

The Road to Omaha // Follow the #BerkshireHathaway #BRK50 Experience on #AlignedValue


Celebrating 50 Years At a board meeting in early May of 1965, Buffett Partnership Ltd. formally took control of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.  At the time the company was a northern textile manufacturer – an industry that had been in steep decline for some years.  Today, May of 2015, we Berkshire Hathaway is celebrating 50 years of what has turned out to be a fun adventure for Warren and Charlie, and a profitable adventure for Berkshire’s shareholder-partners.   Starting Friday, May 1st Follow along as I digitally share the experience of the 50th Berkshire Hathaway Shareholders Meeting live from Omaha, Nebraska. I’ll be … Continue reading The Road to Omaha // Follow the #BerkshireHathaway #BRK50 Experience on #AlignedValue