Earlier today we publicly challenged David Futrelle to write a blog piece about the impact of increasing gender diversity in the boardroom (‘GDITB’). We’d sent him evidence of causal links between GDITB and declines in corporate financial performance. We’re guessing he has no evidence to the contrary – to be fair to him, nobody else in the world has, either – because he’s just posted the following comment on one of his blog comment streams:
I would like to respond to Mike’s Public Challenge with one of my own: Mike, I challenge you to swim to Iceland. Come on, it’s June. The North Atlantic can’t be that cold in freakin june.
The man’s an intellectual giant.