IMPACT Speaker Series: Bill George

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IMPACT Speaker Series

William "Bill" George

IMPACT Speaker Series

ISyE Alumnus William "Bill" George (IE 1964), professor of Management Practice, Harvard Business School and former chair and CEO of Medtronic, Inc., will be guest lecturer for the IMPACT series on April 4, 2007. The IMPACT series takes place in the LeCraw Auditorium in the College of Management building at 4:30 p.m. The series is open to the public, and reservations are not required. For more information, visit the IMPACT Speaker Series page at http://mgt.gatech.edu/fac_research/centers_initiatives/speaker.html.

George's new book, "True North: Discover Your Authentic Leadership", written with Peter Sims, is due to be released on March 15, 2007. The book includes life stories of 125 authentic leaders. "True North" also discusses how to become an authentic leader by developing yourself and being true to your beliefs and your life story in the face of many challenges and eductions that all leaders face. Included in "True North" are the moving experiences and wisdom of Starbucks' Howard Schultz, Andrea Jung of Avon Products, Dan Vasella of Novartis, GE's Jeff Immelt, Oprah Winfrey, Amgen's Kevin Sharer, Anne Mulcahy of Xerox, and many others. He has also included a series of exercises for readers, developed by George's leadership course at Harvard Business School, to help you discover your authentic leadership style. For more information, visit www.truenorthleaders.org

Saturday, April 07, 2007 -- 4:30 PM

2 hours

LeCraw Auditorium, College of Management


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