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  1. #WeGatherTheThoughts

    Balancing the interests of mother and daughter

    – February 2021

    Being the director of the subsidiary of a large corporation is a role that requires a great deal of equilibrium. In such a position, you represent a parent company – or a group – and at the same time you have to apply the perspective of the subsidiary’s own interests.

  2. #WeGatherTheThoughts

    Time for a wakeup call

    – February 2021

    Hubris threatens men and women of power … and fascination threatens those around them.
    Hubris is the excessiveness, the loss of the sense of reality and the vertigo generated by the exercise of power. On the other hand, fascination is the admiration for a hero, captivation by, and eventual subjection to them.

  3. #WeTalkToProfessionals

    Learning by immersion, it works

    – January 2021

    It’s very simple: a director is invited to attend a board meeting of a third-party organization with complete discretion. “The simple observation taught me a lot” said one participant. It is inexpensive and requires little preparation.

  4. #WeGatherTheThoughts

    You shouldn’t be on “mute”

    – December 2020

    There is a 2 out of 3 chance that you will go along with a group that says “yes” when you think “no”, even when the answer is clearly “no”. This famous experiment by psychologist Ash shows that we are ready to go against the evidence in order to conform with the group.

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