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True North: Discover Your Authentic Leadership

True North:Discover Your Authentic Leadership

Bill George with Peter Sims

Summarized September 2007


SKU: 9071

ISBN: 0787987514

Price: $12.50

Available Formats: pdf mp3 ipad audiobook

Summary Description

The key to successful leadership in all fields is to follow your own internal ‚Äúmoral compass‚ÄĚ to stay on the right path. In¬†True North, 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‚Äôs top leaders and describes 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:

  1. Knowing your authentic self;
  2. Defining your values and leadership principles;
  3. Understanding your motivations;
  4. Building your support team; and
  5. 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.

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