Mack: “Management and boards aren’t usually considered activists, but when it comes to fighting for diversity in boards and leadership, many can actually learn from activist strategies. In fact, if more corporate leaders thought like these activists, we might see more diversity, including gender diversity, in all levels of companies.”
Nancy May is President and CEO of The BoardBench Companies, a corporate governance advisory firm whose services includes: director search/succession services, board evaluations, director education, and individual director candidate coaching advisory services.
Usually what we think of as “impossible” is merely “improbable,” and achieving it is just a question of strategy.
What we believe is real, and will eventually be proven again as real to the Street, is that customers, and employees are the two key drivers of corporate success. When I say “again” I’m referring to Peter Drucker’s famous quote from decades ago: “the purpose of a business is to create and keep customers.” So many seem to have forgotten this, or have never even heard of it.