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1119082943
ISBN-13:
9781119082941
Pub. Date:
08/10/2015
Publisher:
Wiley
Discover Your True North / Edition 2

Discover Your True North / Edition 2

by Bill George, David Gergen

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ISBN-13: 9781119082941
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 08/10/2015
Edition description: Expanded and Updated Edition
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 64,813
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

BILL GEORGE, former CEO of Medtronic, is a Senior Fellow at Harvard Business School (HBS), where he teaches leadership in executive education programs. He was professor of management practice from 2004 to 2014. He is the author of four bestselling books: Authentic Leadership, True North, Finding Your True North, and 7 Lessons for Leading in Crisis, and coauthor of True North Groups with Doug Baker. He serves on the boards of Goldman Sachs, Mayo Clinic, and World Economic Forum, and has served on the board of ExxonMobil, Novartis, and Target.

Start your own journey to discover your True North at www.DiscoverYourTrueNorth.org.

Table of Contents

Preface The Remarkable Legacy of Warren Bennis vii

Foreword David Gergen xi

Introduction 1

Part One: Your Journey to Leadership 13

1. Your Life Story 15

Lead Story: Howard Schultz, Chair and CEO of Starbucks

2. Losing Your Way 41

Lead Story: Rajat Gupta, Worldwide Managing Director of McKinsey

3. Crucibles 57

Lead Story: Daniel Vasella, Chair and CEO of Novartis

Part Two: Developing as an Authentic Leader 77

4. Self-Awareness 79

Lead Story: Arianna Huffington, Founder of The Huffington Post

5. Values 103

Lead Story: David Gergen, Harvard Professor and Presidential Advisor

6. Sweet Spot 123

Lead Story: Warren Buffett, Founder and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway

7. Support Team 142

Lead Story: Tad Piper, Chair and CEO of Piper Jaffray

8. Integrated Life 159

Lead Story: John Donahoe, CEO of eBay

Part Three: Your True North Meets the World 179

9. I to We 181

Lead Story: Nelson Mandela, President of South Africa

10. Purpose 199

Lead Story: Ken Frazier, Chair and CEO of Merck

11. Empowerment 219

Lead Story: Anne Mulcahy, Chair and CEO of Xerox

12. Global Leadership 243

Lead Story: Paul Polman, CEO of Unilever

Afterword Stakeholders in Society 265

Lead Story: Jack Ma, Founder of Alibaba

New Leaders Featured in Discover Your True North 275

Participants from the Original Research for True North 277

Where Are They Now? 279

References 287

About the Author 293

Acknowledgments 295

Index 297

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