Tag Archives: United Nations

Needed Urgently: Stewardship and Statesmanship

There is no ownership of the future.  There is only stewardship. Quite a few years ago there was a best selling business book that caught the attention of the more thoughtful in business and the executive ranks.  The book, What … Continue reading

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Focusing on Quotas to Improve Board Diversity is Stupid!

Countries with higher levels of gender equality have higher economic growth. Companies with more women on their boards have higher returns. Peace agreements that include women are more successful. Parliaments with more women take up a wider range of issues … Continue reading

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Is Jack Dead?

The following comes from one of my readers who posted this on the Amazon.com site for my thriller novel: Business As Usual, which is now out in Paperback and eBook Kindle format, with a video trailer as well. Here is the posting: Is Jack Dead?   … Continue reading

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Doing The Right Thing . . .

Like most people with access to television or the internet I watched in fascination and horror at the impact of the tsunami on Japan.  I had never witnessed such a powerfully destructive force of nature.  I was saddened about the … Continue reading

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What’s Right With the UN?

The Purposes of the United Nations are: To maintain international peace and security, and to that end: to take effective collective measures for the prevention and removal of threats to the peace, and for the suppression of acts of aggression … Continue reading

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