Perspectives

Is Ditching Quarterly Reports the Short-termism Answer?

A Presidential tweet recently ignited another conversation about a long-term focus in public equity markets.  As grand calls for change abound, what practical steps can directors and public company leaders take in the near-term to find practical ways to embrace long-termism?  In a column for Directors & Boards Abernathy MacGregor’s Pat Tucker offers perspective on the debate over quarterly reporting and advice for creating a long-term focused culture now.

The Oracle has spoken. Now What? A look at the practical path to pursuing long-termism.

Two of the most influential names in finance, Warren Buffett and Jamie Dimon, are making a public plea for companies to end the practice of providing quarterly guidance.  They are… Read more »

4 Corporate Communications Lessons From Hurricane Harvey

Nearly six months after Hurricane Harvey slammed Houston late last August, parallels can be drawn between the historic flood and how companies respond to their own crises.

Winning the prize: Credible CD&A

Worried about your upcoming say-on-pay vote? Vice Chairman Jim MacGregor offers his thoughts in IR Magazine on how companies can best present their case with a more credible CD&A.

Differentiating your message in 50 words or less

In a world of algorithms and number crunching, how do you set your value proposition apart? Vice Chairman Jim MacGregor illustrates the power of differentiating your message in 50 words or less—and how to do it—in the winter issue of IR Magazine.

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