Fund seeks share of prosperity for female-focused firms

One of the major causes of the financial crash of 2008 was the insularity of the “good old boys” network on Wall Street, says Sallie Krawcheck. The former Citigroup CFO has started a socially responsibly stock mutual fund that promotes the world’s 400 most female-focused firms. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports. Continue reading → Source:…

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The vunerability of singing

Yesterday, admist the Tuscany hills, in the medievil village of Montecarlo, I had the overwhelming experience of singing to family, friends and fellow maestros. The precious moment was shared with a great pianist Paul Lay. Although I did not find the courage to sing with all my heart, I managed to keep the notes and…

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The glass precipice

See on Scoop.it – Performance On Boards Fiorina, forced out A MERE 5% of the chief executives of the world’s biggest companies are women. And they are more likely to be sacked than their more numerous… See on www.economist.com

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High-performing boards: What’s on their agenda? | McKinsey & Company

See on Scoop.it – Performance On Boards Directors report that they have a greater impact as they move beyond the basics. A McKinsey Quarterly article. Helen Forlani‘s insight: An interesting article that shows that a Performing Board is one that actively participates in more than just compliance, but pushes the strategy and debates processes to…

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