A Stakeholder Model for the 21st Century

Who’s left out? Every time we create a stakeholder model we exclude someone or something. We consciously or unconsciously decide that only some groups have something at stake – are holders of stakes, are affected by our actions, objectives and policies. According to Wikipedia; the stakeholder concept was first used in a 1963 internal memorandum at the Stanford Research Institute. It defined stakeholders as “those … Continue reading A Stakeholder Model for the 21st Century

Four Scenarios for Humanity Based on Rolling Stones Guitarist Keith Richards’ Life

Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones is known as a rock’n’roll survivor. Unlike mythologized stars like Janis, Jimi, Jim, Kurt and Amy, who all died young, Keith is still with us. And not only that: He’s had an amazingly eventful and crazy life with several near-death experiences. Over the years, sensationalist music journalists, fans and other close observers have speculated on his self-destruction many times, … Continue reading Four Scenarios for Humanity Based on Rolling Stones Guitarist Keith Richards’ Life