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At the 36th annual ENCORE Award event on October 2, 2013, Stanford Graduate School of Business honored Tesla Motor CEO and Product Architect, Elon Musk. Chairman of the ENCORE Selection Committee Geoff Yang (MBA '85) describes why Tesla Motors was selected: 04:20 Fireside Chat with Steve Jurvetson (MBA '95) and Elon Musk: 07:55 Elon Musk discusses 3 areas he thought would have a positive impact on the future: Sustainable energy, Internet and making life multi-planetary 09:00 Elon Musk: "I didn't get into any of this with the expectation of success." 10:46 Why Elon Musk decided to study at Stanford in 1995 11:23 Choosing to focus on the Internet versus electric vehicle technology 11:45 Humble beginnings: When Elon Musk started his first Internet company 13:35 Elon Musk on being t...
During his View From The Top talk at Stanford GSB, MasterCard President and CEO Ajay Banga emphasized the importance of communication, taking risks, learning from everyone around you, and surrounding yourself with people who think differently than you do. He also discussed why innovation is "mission critical" in the payments industry. (Recorded April 24, 2014) Related article: http://www.gsb.stanford.edu/insights/mastercard-ceo-challenge-conventional-wisdom More about the View From The Top speaker series: http://www.gsb.stanford.edu/vftt All View From The Top videos: http://www.youtube.com/course?list=EC5C14B375A7F2FEA8
"Design is something you embed into a product that romances the consumers and draws them to the shelf," shared PepsiCo Chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi during her View From The Top talk at Stanford GSB on May 10, 2016. She joined Walmart President and CEO Doug McMillon in a fireside chat on topics ranging from the value of design to the importance of navigating change in your organization. Read more takeaways on Twitter: http://stanford.io/22fGCxZ
“Managing compassionately is about putting yourself in another person’s shoes and seeing the world through their lens and perspective,” shared LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner during his Stanford GSB View From The Top talk on Thursday, February 2, 2017. Read more takeaways from the talk on Twitter: http://stanford.io/2l4S8gm
There’s so much value to be created in large organizations if you’re willing to take risks. "Have a startup mentality," shared American Airlines Group CEO and Chairman Doug Parker. During his View From The Top Talk at Stanford GSB on Thursday, January 21, 2016, Parker also emphasized the importance of building relationships and treating everyone with respect and dignity. Read more of his leadership insights on Twitter: http://stanford.io/1SbBreO
"The most important thing is that you pursue your purpose," shared Unilever CEO Paul Polman. "You need to have something where you want to have an impact and that aligns with your values. It will drive your passion. People’s self-worth should not be measured by their net-worth." During his Stanford GSB Global Speaker Series talk on May 13, 2016, Polman also explored how climate change is a development agenda issue. Read more takeaways on Twitter: http://stanford.io/27zMSo9
“You won’t do well unless you’re hiring people who are consistent with your values,” shared Blackstone Chairman, CEO, and Co-Founder Stephen Schwarzman during his November 18th View From The Top talk at Stanford GSB. Schwarzman also discussed how to handle entrepreneurial rejection. Read more insights on Twitter: http://stanford.io/1wZEI2O
As part of the Stanford GSB View From The Top series, Dick Kovacevich, chairman of Wells Fargo, reflects on the lessons he has learned in the 40 years since he left business school. He also describes the management principles that he has used to guide Wells Fargo up to and through the financial crisis. (Recorded: Nov. 5, 2009) More about the View From The Top speaker series: http://www.gsb.stanford.edu/vftt All View From The Top videos: http://www.youtube.com/course?list=EC5C14B375A7F2FEA8
Ken Chenault, CEO of American Express, discusses his leadership challenges and the reasons for American Express' many successes with a student audience at Stanford Graduate School of Business. More about the View From The Top speaker series: http://www.gsb.stanford.edu/vftt All View From The Top videos: http://www.youtube.com/course?list=EC5C14B375A7F2FEA8
SmartOrg’s CEO David Matheson gave a lecture on portfolio management at Stanford University. In his lecture he covers key principles of portfolio management, prioritizing your portfolio, framing and better decision making, as well as his signature portfolio simulation. See the PowerPoint presentation here: http://www.slideshare.net/smartorginc/portfolio-management-101-31855646 Read the complete blog post: http://smartorg.com/portfolio-management-101/ Want more from SmartOrg? Check out our website: http://www.smartorg.com Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/smartorginc Join our LinkedIn page: https://www.linkedin.com/company/smartorg
Peter Fenton, Benchmark Capital, introduces rising star Jess Lee, 1st time CEO of Polyvore. Together they explore the defining characteristics of a successful CEO within the context of determining the potential of a 1st time CEO. In this seminar, entrepreneurial leaders share lessons from real-world experiences across entrepreneurial settings. Speakers include entrepreneurs, leaders from global technology companies, venture capitalists, and best-selling authors. Half-hour talks are followed by a half hour of class interaction. Learn More: http://stanford.io/V5YQ0b
Legendary European company Daimler sees itself as a mobility company heading into the 21st Century, said Daimler Vice President of Strategy, Wilko Stark. "Our key business is still building, producing and developing cars. This is the backbone of Daimler, and of course trucks and Mercedes Benz ." During his visit to The Industrialist's Dilemma class on February 16, 2017, Wilko discussed the incredible changes happening in their business with Lecturer Robert Siegel. Read more takeaways from the talk on Twitter: http://stanford.io/indusdilemma and Medium: http://stanford.io/2muqNs4 The Industrialist's Dilemma course explores how digital disruptions are having tectonic shifts on large, successful and established companies, whether they have a digital foundation or not. Learn more: http://st...
"You can't have a sustainable organization unless you have an incredibly engaged culture," shared CEO of HSN, Inc. Mindy Grossman in her Stanford GSB View From The Top talk. Grossman also emphasized the importance of self-awareness in achieving personal and professional success. More about the View From The Top speaker series: http://www.gsb.stanford.edu/vftt All View From The Top videos: http://www.youtube.com/course?list=EC5C14B375A7F2FEA8
To Rory O’Connor, the American dream means having the freedom to pursue whatever one’s dream may be. Rory always knew he would leave Ireland someday, following a national ethos of emigration. What he didn’t know, however, is that this emigration would follow being kicked out of college in Ireland. Once in Kansas City, Rory enrolled in a university again, succeeding so wholly that he received a full ride to Stanford after completing his undergrad. Now, Rory owns a successful construction company and oversaw construction of one of the greatest soccer stadiums in the world. “I think that there is a lot of opportunity here, but you have to have the drive, and ambition, and the talent,” Rory said. Rory’s happiness is found in enjoying the fruits of his labor. If he were in a different city,...