True North - Summary Author:Bill George with Peter Sims The key to successful leadership in all fields is to follow your own internal “moral compass” to stay on the right path. In True North: Discover Your Authentic Leadership, which is a Wall Street Journal and Business Week best-seller, former Medtronic CEO Bill George shares the wisdom gleaned from interviews with 125 of today’s top leaders and d... more »escribes how you can develop as an authentic leader.
True North presents a concrete and comprehensive program for leadership success and shows how to create your own Personal Leadership Development Plan centered on five key areas:
Knowing your authentic self;
Defining your values and leadership principles;
Understanding your motivations;
Building your support team; and
Staying grounded by integrating all aspects of your life.
Bill George has spent more than 30 years in executive leadership positions at Litton, Honeywell, and Medtronic. As CEO of Medtronic, he built the company into the world’s leading medical technology company as its market capitalization increased from $1.1 billion to $60 billion. Since 2004, he has been a professor at the Harvard Business School. His 2004 book Authentic Leadership was a BusinessWeek bestseller.
Our summary of True North offers you the opportunity to discover your authentic leadership so that you can lead while remaining true to who you are.« less