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The Future of Directorship

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On the 14th of March 2012 David Gonski made a presentation at the Australian Institute of Company Directors luncheon on the future of directorship. His speech was thought provoking and whilst I didn’t agree with his position on all of the topics, the consensus on our table was that his views were thoughtfully developed and […]

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Is the Executive Remuneration debate clouding all judgement on director liability?

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I attended a briefing held by the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) called Directing Tomorrow Today: The Essential Director’s Update. For me this is a must attend event, as there is a wealth of quality information provided on current issues relating to the essential process of quality company directorship. There is an enormous amount […]

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Obama’s Oratory Skills…

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A colleague of mine, Thomas Murrell at 8mmedia has just emailed me with his observations on Obama’s oratory skills. This post is not meant to be political, but Tom’s review of the way President Obama speaks provides a good insight into how great speakers do the job. Tom coaches people on how to present (amongst […]

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Microsoft Azure and Cloud Computing

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Information is now hitting the web about Microsoft Azure and how this benefits Cloud Computing. Reactions so far seem mainly positive from the Cloud Computing newsgroups that I subscribe to. Microsoft’s market position is to leverage the environment they have and increase availability to the Cloud. Their advantage has always been around architecture, and for […]