Robert C. Pozen is Senior Lecturer at Harvard Business School and Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. He was formerly Chairman of MFS Investment Management, and Vice Chairman of Fidelity Investments. He served on President Bush’s Commission to Strengthen Social Security, and was also Secretary of Economic Affairs for Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney. He was Associate General Counsel of the Securities and Exchange Commission, and was a partner at the Washington, D.C., law firm of Caplin & Drysdale. The author of six books, most recently Extreme Productivity.
Bob examines how focusing on achieving results, rather than logging more hours is the path to success. He provides a framework on to organize your life for maximum efficiency.
Bob will explain the main reasons why some boards have been ineffective in the past and the key factors in building a successful board -- board size, director qualifications, time commitments and board culture. He will also discuss the significant roles that may be played by shareholders in influencing corporate strategy, executive compensation and board membership.
Is there a path to a sensible federal budget?
Bob will evaluate the budget proposals being advocated by Democrats and Republicans, as we move toward another vote on the debt ceiling. He will then suggest other approaches to improving the country's financial situation through a combination of entitlement and tax reform.
TAGS: Economics, Leadership, Personal Improvement