Category Archives: Transparency Towers

Don’t forget your Clean Wipes

News reaches me from Washington DC that the Camelot strip club is trying to boost lunchtime business. They are encouraging local professionals (Transparency Towers is just one of the organizations headquartered close to the club) to bring their smart phones, ipads … Continue reading

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Banning Smart Phones–So Not Smart

Everywhere I go, people are talking about connectivity, collaboration and the power of collective intelligence and social media. Well, almost everywhere. Transparency Towers this week conducted a forum for 200 company directors at the Met Club in NYC. The location … Continue reading

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Conversations in the Lone Star State

I flew to Houston, TX this week. In the row in front of me on the plane, a lawyer was talking to his client on his cellphone minutes before take off. The client was obviously agitated “No need to worry” … Continue reading

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My second salad this week

It has been a very disappointing day, all the more disappointing because it appeared to hold such promise. My office was out of bounds this afternoon and so I took the opportunity to plan a long lunch with a friend. … Continue reading

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A Kindness of Strangers

Last night was a bad time to leave my hooded raincoat hanging on the back of my office door for it was pouring this morning when I left the house. I didn’t even have an umbrella, because those are all … Continue reading

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Media Darlings

It was just like old times: Spud Hughes calling the shots in the gallery and the Crone being bossy on the studio floor. Yes, this week the Lucille Ball and Desi Arnez of  early 80s Irish television were reunited again to produce … Continue reading

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How the world looks from Transparency Towers

The Crone on corporate governance and a new credential that allows directors to show America what they’re made of…http://www.directorship.com/become-a-nacd-fellow-in-2011/

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Leading from the Digital Edge

Humans have always liked to share their views, get involved, meddle and kvetch–and as recent wikileaks events have shown, now there’s no stopping them. I’m all for it. In real life I am always desperate to be involved in other people’s business … Continue reading

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Just one step short of glamorous

I went to sleep last night just as Jay Leno embarked on his monologue and woke up half way through Regis and Kelly, some 11 hours later. This morning I visited Itchy Ankle’s newest breakfast hotspot, the Heavenly Grill (yes, owned … Continue reading

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Lullabies for the long in the tooth

I should have taken photos of course, but I was so rapt that I forgot to focus my iphone. The opening session of the National Association of Corporate Directors conference was rounded out tonight by a beautiful performance from the … Continue reading

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