Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has this rule: no meeting should be so large that two pizzas can’t feed the whole group. This is, of course, a shorthand method for ensuring that, as is often the case with big groups, no one’s ideas get drowned out. So is Bezos on to something or just hungry? We looked into it and, spoiler alert, there’s math involved. You’ve been warned. Continue reading
Directorpoint President John Peinhardt has said that “brainstorming is the separation of idea generation and idea evaluation”. There is, perhaps, no better way of maximizing the benefits of brainstorming in the decision making-process than NGT. Nominal group technique (NGT) is a form of structured small-group discussion designed to more effectively and efficiently reach a consensus. Continue reading
Delaware is much more than just the “Diamond State”. When it comes to incorporating your business, it may just be a diamond in the rough. Let’s take a closer look at why Delaware incorporation is increasingly becoming a no-brainer for organizations across the country in a new series we’re calling All About It—where we dive deep into the topics that fascinate us the most!
Spend an hour researching the process of incorporating a business, the state of Delaware is bound pop up once or twice. Delaware is considered something of a haven for businesses in the United States, giving companies flexibility in formation, low tax rates, and a streamlined court system with which to resolve disputes. If you’re interested in learning more about how Delaware’s General Corporation law came to be, check out the latest article in our series, All About It, where we dive deep into the topics that fascinate us the most.
If you’ve only got time for the brass tacks, we’ve still got you covered. Check out the fast facts on Delaware Incorporation below!
In 2014, Estonia launched a virtual residency program which grants a digital identity to entrepreneurs across the globe. While this digital identity is linked to a physical authentication card, it doesn’t serve as a passport. However, an Estonian digital identity act, in a sense, as a “passport to the digital world”.
Estonian e-Residents have access to the country’s vast network of business and financial services. This includes the ability to start, manage, and grow an international business from anywhere in the world. This innovative approach to international business has sparked the interest of many a progressive board member.
Let’s take a closer look at what Estonia’s e-Residency program means for your business and your board.
A new California law aimed at breaking the glass ceiling has become the buzz of boardrooms across the country. On Sunday, Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill, passed by state legislators in August, requiring all publicly-traded companies headquartered in California to include at least one female board member by the end of the year.
By the end of 2021, boards with five members must include two women and boards with six members must include three or more—and “inclusion” is the operative word, here.