Meet Your Instructors | Bill George | Harvard Business School Professor, former CEO & Best-selling Author

In our blog series “Meet Your Instructors” we present you some of the top experts and industry leaders, with a real-world experience, you will have the opportunity to learn from. We’ve selected the most useful and up-to-date content for you from our LinkedIn Learning library that contains over 16 000 video courses and many world-class instructors. Today, we would like to introduce: Bill George.

Bill George is a senior fellow at Harvard Business School, where he has taught since 2004.
He is the author of four best-selling books, including Discover Your True North and the former chairman and chief executive officer of Medtronic, a global leader in medical technology, services, and solutions. Bill is currently a trustee of the World Economic Forum USA, and has served as board chair for several companies.
The Franklin Institute awarded him the Bower Award for Business Leadership. He was also elected to the National Academy of Engineering and named one of “Top 25 Business Leaders of the Past 25 Years”.

Bills contribution to our program will be through his experience in Self-Awareness, Authenticity, and Leadership.

Bill George’s approach to leadership, based on self-awareness and authenticity, is widely considered the gold standard in the field. He will discuss these two traits of every proven leader. Bill provides an effective and human approach to not just leadership, but overall self-improvement. You will learn how to examine your strengths and weaknesses, solicit honest feedback, and become more authentic in how you behave and lead.

Learning objectives – some of the topics discussed by Bill George:

  • Understanding your desires and fears
  • Knowing and owning your life story
  • Reflecting
  • Seeking feedback
  • Accepting yourself

Learn more about Bill George on his LinkedIn profile HERE.


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