Monthly Archives: February 2013

Governance 150 years ago!

I was watching ‘Lincoln’ the movie and was amazed by the tactics used in 1865 to pass the 13th amendment to end slavery in the USA. If not for this piece of legislation, there was a better chance for  ‘pigs … Continue reading

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The Importance of Discipline

Discipline more than democracy was Lee Kuan Yew’s approach to a new Singapore. Discipline is  key for many aspects in this world. The universe rests on discipline. The planets do not collide with one another but move along their orbits according … Continue reading

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99/1  distribution, should it affect Governance?

“99% of failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses”- George Washington Carver.  99% of the people  pay the price for the mistakes of 1%. 99 % of the time when you argue with a fool, someone … Continue reading

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Governing and Leading with Little White Lies?

I hear white lies all the time and what amazes me is the leaders not knowing that their reports know they are lies! When’s the last time you sat in a meeting and heard a “little white lie”?  Perhaps you also found … Continue reading

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Fraudulent Financial Reporting and Governance

It is important to note that fraudulent financial reporting takes place when there is a conscious effort to mislead others regarding the financial condition of a business. It is the intentional omission (or commission) to alter the overall image created … Continue reading

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What about independence of lawyers?

It’s common for lawyers to serve both sides advising on different legal matters. Worse would be to see lawyers from the same Firm advice both parties in the same case. Should lawyers who act for management also advise the board of … Continue reading

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My Top 10 Independence for Governance Quotes

1. “True independence and freedom can only exist in doing what’s right.” – Brigham Young 2. “Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good … Continue reading

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