Why Board Directors Need to Have Skin in the Game

Warren Buffett is widely regarded as the most successful investor in the world at 85 years of age, Chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway with a personal net worth of $US66.9 billion (April 2016). He is most often referenced when the phrase “skin in the game” is mentioned due to his long standing views that board […]

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Hot Skills Are Required in the Boardroom

Traditionally the majority of board directors have come to the table with a very narrow skill set, usually focused on Accounting, Finance, Governance and Legal areas of expertise. Whilst important, boards are under increasing pressure to understand Business Strategy, Technology, Consumer Behaviour, Digital Strategy, Marketing and Human Resources. In the long term, I believe we […]

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