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From the Editor 52: Kim

ABSURD IS THE WORD[[wysiwyg_imageupload:1325:]]Her name was Kim and she lived in Forest Hills, New York, in a 100-unit cooperative. She was on the board and was talking, with great animation, about a shareholder who had “disappeared” and mysteriously left his apartment empty. My ears perked up. Was this a story of drama and intrigue, one that would offer new insights into board life?

Winner at Work: Porter

 WINNER AT WORKWhere the Buck StopsRichard Porter believes in taking responsibility.  “The worst mistake you can make is to hire somebody and then go away,” he notes. “You have to watch everything. Management companies are not going to be as responsible as you are to see that the work is done properly. The buck stops with the board.”