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Contributing Writer, and Host, In the Boardroom with Lucy Marcus — BBC, Reuters
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Covers:  Corporate Govenance, Business, Boards, Ethics, Leadership

CEO, non-exec board director; BBC columnist & Host of Reuters' “In the Boardroom with Lucy Marcus” IE Biz School Prof of Leadership & Governance

Lucy P. Marcus's Biography

Lucy P. Marcus is a board chair and non-executive director who is challenging conventional wisdom inside and outside the board room. She has emerged as a strong voice setting the agenda on future proofing boardrooms and companies around the world, and was recently recognised with the Thinkers 50 “Future Thinkers” Award and was ranked 19th on the Reuters & Klout 50 list of “Most Influential Execs on the Web”. The CEO ...

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Shorty Award

2012 - Finance
Finalist for a Shorty Award in Finance

Social Media: Lead or Get Out of the Way — The four do's and four don'ts of social media that I follow. "Do you use Twitter?" It was a simple question I'd asked my seatmate, the chairman of a large multinational retail firm, at a dinner for board directors a couple of years ago. With barely concealed incredulity he replied that he wouldn't dream of it.

Get on board with social media or step aside — I couldn't resist: a couple quick taps on my phone brought up a Twitter search of his company with a huge number of tweets. He was startled. He'd had no idea there was so much going on there. A couple more taps and up came the results of a search on his name.

Secrets of a truly successful board pitch — When the chair finally ended the presentation, we looked at each other in disbelief. We weren't just unsure about the proposal, but also unsure of the person who brought the proposal. I think you can guess how we voted. Don't let this be you.

Le aziende della gente comune — Storia dell'articolo Questo articolo è stato pubblicato il 16 settembre 2014 alle ore 16:53. LONDRA - Si sta verificando oggi un importante cambiamento in relazione a due grandi poteri. Da un lato il potere aziendale sta crescendo rispetto a quello dei governi, dall'altro le persone comuni stanno acquisendo una maggiore influenza.

Les grandes entreprises face à la puissance des media sociaux — Deux évolutions majeures s'opèrent aujourd'hui quant aux rapports de force qui caractérisent notre monde. Tout d'abord, la puissance des grandes entreprises s'accentue par rapport à celle des États. Deuxièmement, les citoyens ordinaires pèsent de plus en plus par leur influence. Comment expliquer que des évolutions a priori aussi contradictoires s'observent simultanément ?

Loose lips and corporate secrets — Have I ever worked with them? Nope. Do I know anyone who works at the company? Not really. I know all this because the person (that I surmised is their chief financial officer) came and sat down in a seat next to me in an airline lounge at the airport in Munich, Germany, and spent the entire time speaking freely, and without moderating his tone about any of it.

Above Board by Lucy Marcus — Let expert Lucy Marcus be your guide into the often mysterious inner workings of company governance. Please subscribe to this email list to receive the latest column. [Note: TinyLetter has a NO sharing/selling email addresses policy. This is for subscribing to Above Board column notices only.]

Newtown, Connecticut: Why I turned off social media and 24 hour news — I am an avid user of social media, and am actively engaged in the discussions about the changing nature and future of news and print media, but it is at times like this week's school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut that social media and journalism can be seen at their best and worst.

Boardroom 101: What, exactly, do directors do? — The boardroom is changing at a fast pace. The agenda items we discuss, the expectations of board directors and the responsibility we hold are all areas that are going through a much needed, and, in my experience, a very welcome, transition.

C-Suite Suicide: It Needn't Be Lonely — Recent reports of high profile executives committing suicide are worrying . The chief executive of the telecoms group Swisscom, Carsten Schloter, is one such case. That of the CFO of Zurich Insurance Group, Pierre Wauthier, is another. At any level of an organization, it is very easy to become consumed by work and overwhelmed.
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Oct 20, 2014

BBC to publish continually updated list of its articles removed from Google under "right to be forgotten" rule #media

Oct 19, 2014

@Nico_Macdonald Interesting & also interested to see that publicly sharing Evernote note is effective. I've never done that...

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