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BBC Contributing Writer, Project Syndicate Columnist, and Host, In the Boardroom with Lucy Marcus — BBC, Reuters
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CEO, non-exec board director; Project Syndicate & BBC columnist & Host 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

A start-up founder’s biggest blunder?

bbc.com — With a nod and a wink, a well-known venture capitalist said something that made my blood run cold. I was at this closed-door meeting for founders of high octane new technology ventures to give a talk about the importance of establishing company boards.

Disruptive technology blurs the lines between industries

marketwatch.com — LONDON ( Project Syndicate) - Car makers are afraid of Apple . YouTube , Netflix , and Amazon are upending the television industry. Skype , Facebook , Twitter , Snapchat, and others have changed consumers' notions of how - and how much it costs - to communicate with one another.

What’s an Industry?

project-syndicate.org — Lucy P. Marcus, founder and CEO of Marcus Venture Consulting, Ltd., is Professor of Leadership and Governance at IE Business School and a non-executive board director of Atlantia SpA. LONDON - Carmakers are afraid of Apple. YouTube, Netflix, and Amazon are upending the television industry.

When the road is your office

bbc.com — In early March, I was on the road for work for a week. It was a fairly ordinary work trip, meaning it was actually more like a whirlwind tour. On two of the days I managed to be in three cities each day, and on two other days I hopped to two cities.

Four simple ways to earn the trust of others

bbc.com — "Trust me." The phrase is used so frequently it has become almost meaningless. Of course, everyone wants trust. Companies want you to trust them. Colleagues want and need your trust to get their work done. In many ways, trust is the glue that holds us together, in turn making our interactions work more smoothly.

Put up or shut up

livemint.com — Illustration: Jayachandran/Mint In public policy, peace talks, election campaigns, or corporate strategy, laying out intentions, promises, and commitments is never enough. It is merely a first step towards a desired end-and entirely meaningless unless the second, third, and all subsequent necessary steps are taken.

Global leaders need to put up or shut up

marketwatch.com — NEW YORK ( Project Syndicate) - In public policy, peace talks, election campaigns, or corporate strategy, laying out intentions, promises, and commitments is never enough. It is merely a first step toward a desired end - and entirely meaningless unless the second, third, and all subsequent necessary steps are taken.

Keeping them up at night

bbc.com — These executives, from the banking, retail, manufacturing, and oil and gas sectors, were put on the defensive by opinions lobbed by a wide variety of people: the media, investors, unions, politicians. It was clear that many of my colleagues, commiserating openly with one another, felt misunderstood.

Preparing for the unknown unknowns

livemint.com — We live in perilous times. Just as we seem to get our bearings, something happens to make us feel as if our legs have been knocked out from under us. Actions and events often are intertwined, and what happens on one level-affecting individuals, states, economic sectors, and companies of all sizes-may have repercussions on others.

When a question becomes a chance to show off

bbc.com — Sometimes asking a question is less about curiosity and more about preening. At Davos, this approach is almost the norm. More often than not, a question isn't really a question at all. This problem is not unique to Davos and it has some far-reaching ramifications.
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