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Bill George: The hierarchical leader is out. The empowering leader is in

Bill George was CEO of Medtronic from 1991 to 2001 and, during that time, grew the company’s market value from $1 billion to $60 billion. He has since become one of the nation’s leading voices on business leadership and serves as a senior fellow at Harvard Business School. 811 more words


Authentic Leadership

“Learning to cope with loneliness at the top is crucial so that you are not swayed by the pressure. Being able to stand alone against the majority is essential to being your own person.” 9 more words


Bill George's nostalgic look at old Ipswich

Paul Valcour interviewed Bill George twice for his show on Ipswich ICAM, and Bill shared his collection of old Ipswich photographs.


We Lost A Legend Today

The year was 1993. I was living the dream. I had been accepted as an intern at one of the most respected local radio news operations in the Southeast, WBBQ.  700 more words

Leadership, Work, and the Priority of Purpose

Purpose matters. As evidenced by the popularity of Rick Warren’s The Purpose Driven Life—a book that has sold over 30 million copies—people have an innate desire to know that their lives matter and that their lives are shaped by a sense of purpose. 661 more words


Drop your Masks!

Everyone remembers when John McCain introduced Sarah Palin as his running mate with her red high-heeled peep-toe pumps. Those $89 Escada shoes were advertised to have originated  from a second-hand shoe store in Anchorage, Alaska. 640 more words