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Bill George

Renowned authority on authentic, inspired leadership

Bill George is senior fellow at Harvard Business School, where he has taught leadership since 2004. He is author of several books, including the best sellers 7 Lessons for Leading in Crisis, True North, Finding Your True North, and Authentic Leadership.

Bill is former chairman and chief executive officer of Medtronic and currently serves as a director of Goldman Sachs and the Mayo Clinic. He has served on boards of prestigious organizations, including ExxonMobil, Novartis, and Target Corporation, and as board chair for Allina Health System and Abbott Northwestern Hospital, among others. Earlier in his career, Bill was a senior executive with Honeywell and Litton Industries and served in the United States Department of Defense.

A trustee of the World Economic Forum USA, Bill has been awarded numerous honorary PhDs and awards, including the Bower Award for Business Leadership from the Franklin Institute. He has been named one of Top 25 Business Leaders of the Past 25 Years by PBS; Executive of the Year in 2001 by the Academy of Management; and Director of the Year 2001–02 by the National Association of Corporate Directors. Bill is a CNBC contributor and has made frequent appearances on television and radio.

 

Upcoming Programs

True North Leadership

October 13 - 18, 2019

Sunday - Friday, 5 nights

Join Harvard Business School (HBS) Professor Bill George and former Juniper Networks CEO Scott Kriens for a journey to discover your True North and become a better leader. True North Leadership is based on Bill’s  groundbreaking courses at HBS that have helped more than 10,000 leaders, and the Leadership Circles that Scott pioneered so effectively at Juniper. Spend...

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True North Leadership

October 14 - 19, 2018

Sunday - Friday, 5 nights

Join Harvard Business School (HBS) Professor Bill George and former Juniper Networks CEO Scott Kriens for a journey to discover your True North and become a better leader. True North Leadership is based on Bill’s  groundbreaking courses at HBS that have helped more than 10,000 leaders, and the Leadership Circles that Scott pioneered so effectively at Juniper. Spend...

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What Is Your True North? Your True North is the essence of who you are: your most deeply held beliefs, values, and principles—the ones you lead and live by. Discovering your True North requires deep introspection of your life story, the times you have lost your way, and your most challenging crucibles in order to...

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What Makes a Good Leader Great?

What makes a good leader great? Find out from authentic leaders Scott Kriens, Bill George, Dana H. Born, and Gayle Ober at the True North Leadership program October 13 – 18, 2019, at 1440 Multiversity. Watch the video above to learn more about this special and dynamic program.

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