Chapter 1

1. Warren Buffett, “Chairman’s Letter,” in Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Annual Report, 2002,

2. Kevin Sharer, “Nine Lessons for CEOs,” presentation, Prium CEO Academy, November 17, 2011.

3. Quotations from directors and executives that appear in the book are drawn from author interviews and observations, 2010 to 2013, unless otherwise noted.

4. Manda Salls, “Why Nonprofits Have a Board Problem,” Harvard Working Knowledge for Business Leaders, April 4, 2005,

5. Patrick Jenkins, “New Barclays Chairman Sets out Challenges,” Financial Times, September 12, 2012; Walker Review Secretariat, A Review of Corporate Governance in UK Banks and Other Financial ...

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