Gavin Nicholson

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Mushroom Soup

4<p>Ingredients<p>0 portion(s)<p>Mushroom Soup<p>40 grams Big Onion, Peeled<br>• 3 cloves garlic<br>• 40 grams Butter<br>• 400 grams Fresh button mushroom<br>• 150 grams potato<br>• 10 grams …

Audio Mixing

Italian Pea and Basil Soup

Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the …

Audio Mixing

Cauliflower rocks. My kids love munching on little steamed florets of it and the classic gratin of cauliflower is a venerable side item to accompany any main meal. Unfortunately, half a head of cauli has been about $4 in the supermarkets and not a great deal cheaper at markets. I’m guessing this vege is pretty […]

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Cauliflower

Meatless Monday – Thermomix Potato and Zucchini Soup

Serves 4 generously<p>I like my soups like my people, warm and hearty, and this one doesn’t disappoint. The zucchini makes it green but not mean and the …

Creamy Spinach Thermomix Soup

Directions<p>Step 1<p>Add onion & garlic to TM bowl. Speed 5-6 / 2 seconds. Push down sides.<p>Step 2<p>Add 1/2 tsp nutmeg & 20g olive oil. Varoma / 4 mins / …

What Iceland knows about preventing teen drug abuse that the rest of the world doesn’t

It’s a little before three on a sunny Friday afternoon and Laugardalur Park, near central Reykjavik, looks practically deserted. There’s an occasional adult with a pushchair, but the park’s surrounded by apartment blocks and houses, and school’s out—so where are all the kids?<p>Walking with me are …

Swimming Pools

Is it time to enforce section 172 of the 2006 Companies Act? - CGI - Corporate Governance Institute

Labour MP Frank Field, co-author of the 60-page report into the BHS collapse by the parliamentary business, innovation and skills select committee, …

Selling

Opinion: Do we need separate ‘owners boards’?

The life of private businesses rarely runs smoothly, but as issues and ownership structures become increasingly complex, executives and boards find …

Management

The 5 steps boards should take to deal with crises

The range of crises organisations could face today are legion: a cybersecurity breach, a terrorist attack, a workplace accident, a natural disaster – …

Counterterrorism

Governance Lessons from Wells Fargo

Governance Lessons From Wells FargoTone at the Bottom: Governance Lessons from Wells FargoThat was the advertised title for the program co-sponsored …

Finance

How Much Screen Time? That’s the Wrong Question

Mobile devices have the potential to provide amazing learning opportunities as well as great distractions. They can further social interactions to …

Simple & Effective Speaking Rubric For Class Presentations

Talented student teacher Kevin Inlay created this simple and effective speaking rubric that we used with class presentations in our ELL World History …

Harvard Professor Swaps Content For Connections In EdTech Strategy U-Turn

Professor Bharat Anand teaches digital strategy at Harvard Business School, yet when he came to co-developing the HBS digital education business (HBX) he fell headlong into the very trap he tells leaders to avoid. That is to say, the content trap.<p>In <i>The Content Trap</i> (Random House, 2016) Anand shows …

Management

Read our latest post from Wachtell Lipton founding partner Martin Lipton at

At the invitation of the International Business Council of the World Economic Forum, I prepared <i>The New Paradigm: A Roadmap for an Implicit Corporate</i> …

MOOC enrollment drops at HarvardX and MITx after free certifications disappear

An internal study of the massive open online courses (MOOCs) offered by Harvard and MIT shows a serious decline in the number of students choosing to enroll and certify via these internet-accessible classrooms. 2016 only saw around half the participants as the previous year — likely due to the …

The Morning Risk Report: VW Executive’s Arrest Stirs Compliance Liability Concerns

By<p>Samuel Rubenfeld<p>Samuel Rubenfeld<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>The arrest and charge of a Volkswagen AG executive over the German auto giant’s emissions-cheating scandal stirred concern, once again, among experts over the liability for compliance officers for the conduct of their employers. The …

Obama Administration

Read our latest post from Lawrence A. Cunningham (George Washington University) at

In 1976, [<i>Directors & Boards</i>]’s founding year, two influential academic works in corporate governance appeared: Berkeley law professor Melvin …

Read our latest post from B Lab Head of Legal Policy Frederick Alexander at

The <i>New York Times</i> recently took issue with Rex Tillerson, the President-elect’s nominee for Secretary of State, and the current CEO of ExxonMobil. …

Higher Education | Latest Higher Education News

Mark Leach’s Wonkhe has signed up the University of NSW as its first supporter university outside Britain.<p>Everyone is a winner when universities and …

Higher Education

Insights

Introduction<p>It all started with a project at Uppsala University Library in Sweden called ‘Mobile Academics’, where we held seminars on how to use the …

Trump’s Education Pick: A Win for Public-School Parents

School choice might be the answer for parents who want more for their kids.<p>When Donald Trump selected an advocate for school choice, Betsy DeVos, to be secretary of education, he was acknowledging what many parents have noticed for some time: District-run public schools aren’t educating students …

Education

Guess Who’s Defending Dodd-Frank

George Stigler’s theory of regulatory capture is proven again.<p>There goes another liberal fantasy. In progressive lore, giant banks hate the 2010 Dodd-Frank law and would like nothing more than to return to a regulatory wild west. So why has it been so hard since the Republican election sweep to …

Dodd-Frank

Audit Committee Trends | What’s the Magic Number of Financial Experts?

In a recent episode with The Center for Audit Quality’s Cindy Fornelli, we arrived at some interesting insights:<p><b>All</b> S&P 500 boards have at least one …

Three Steps Boards Should Take to Monitor Sustainability

Episode Summary<p>It’s safe to say that most boards don’t rank sustainability among the top five issues on their fiduciary radar. Yet, an investor’s …

7 Charts Show How Political Affiliation Shapes U.S. Boards

Are corporate boards as polarized politically as the general population? That’s one of the questions we asked ourselves as we conducted a survey of directors of public and private companies headquartered in the United States.<p>We and our research partners found that Republicans are more highly …

A Proposal to Empower, Not “Expert-ize,” Boards

Public companies confront wide-ranging and thorny, often technical issues. These range from cyber risk to a wide assortment of other business and …

Management

Read our latest post from Harald Baum (Max Planck Institute) at

My paper provides a historical analysis of the rise of the independent director and the related model of a “monitoring board of directors” in the US …

How to Email Your Professor (without being annoying AF)

Every semester, I see the tweets and Facebook posts. My professor friends, they are annoyed. Their students do not know how to write emails, they …

Is Most Published Research Wrong?

Why do scientists dismiss the possibility of cold fusion? – Huw Price

A few years ago, a physicist friend of mine made a joke on Facebook about the laws of physics being broken in Italy. He had two pieces of news in …