<a href="http://beyondbridges.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/frameworks.jpg"><img class="alignleft size-thumbnail wp-image-3054" src="http://beyondbridges.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/frameworks-150x150.jpg" alt="frameworks" width="150" height="150" /></a><strong>When offered a solution that would positively affect their company in the next 12 months - but could impact their results in the next 3 - 80% of CEOs in large US corporations said they would not go ahead.</strong>

… funny – Paul Polman must read the same stuff – see below – though he remembers 75%) … still either number is fundamentally depressing. (I will ‘re-find’ that quote and post it when I do !

Yesterday, I posted this piece about long term thinking in a short term economy. Of course the problem is driven by the quarterly financial reporting that IS the US business world. Everyone plays the game – with one very interesting and notable exception that I heard about yesterday …. Unilever  – who have “putting an end to quarterly reporting and (are) changing the company’s compensation system accordingly.”

Great interview on NPR with Kai Ryssdal BTW.

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