From ChangeThis: “In the summer of 2008, Lehman Brothers and AIG were renowned power-players and titans of finance. They were innovative, profitable — nearly untouchable. Now, they are insolvent. These are just two in a long line of now-clichéd Wall Street stories: successful company — under pressure to earn bigger profits faster — succumbs to appeal of short-term gains, makes bad bets, and goes bust. Where were the CEOs with plans for the long-term viability of these companies? Where were the board members who were supposed to be minding the store? Where were the shareholders with the knowledge and foresight to shout ‘STOP?'” · Go to Moving Beyond “Short-termism” →