- published: 09 Oct 2013
- views: 177069
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...
Jamie Dimon, the Chairman, President, and CEO of JP Morgan Chase, joined us for the inaugural session of the 2017 - 2018 View From The Top speaker series. Dimon discussed topics ranging from the dangers of bureaucracy to the validity of Bitcoin, to how dangerous a temper can be in the business world. When asked how he ensures a fair and equal workplace, he said, “When you have an environment of trust and respect, people can shine. Go out of your way to make everyone accepted and you’ll build a great company.
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
“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
During his View From The Top talk, Chamath Palihapitiya, founder and CEO of Social Capital, discussed how money is an instrument of change which should be used to make the world a better place. “Money drives the world for better or for worse. Money is going to be made and allocated – you have a moral imperative to get it and then use it to make a difference.“
"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
Walmart CEO Doug McMillon shared how he's leading change and evolving the business of a 52 year-old company: "When making decisions, move with speed but use collective wisdom." During an interview at Stanford Graduate School of Business, McMillon also discussed the impact of globalization and culture on today’s business strategy. This video is part of a Global Speaker Series and View From The Top series co-sponsored event at Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Carlos Brito, CEO of Anheuser-Busch InBev, discusses how leaders and high performance culture connect. 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
Vikram Pandit, CEO of Citibank Inc, speaks about how he got his start in finance, good advice he's received, and transitions in his career. He spoke at the Stanford Graduate School of Business' View From The Top series on April 30, 2012. Related Link: More about Stanford Graduate School of Business View From The Top Series: http://gsb-prod.gsb.stanford.edu/cldr/newsandevents/vftt.html More about Vikram Pandit: http://www.citigroup.com/citi/about/our_leaders.html#!Pandit_51 Watch the whole talk: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y-g3zzxZBBI
Former chairman of General Electric tells audience to foster honest feedback: "If you reward candor, you'll get it." Recorded: April 27, 2005 All videos from the View from the Top speaker series: http://www.youtube.com/course?list=EC5C14B375A7F2FEA8
"You have to be known for high integrity – doing what you say, saying what you mean," emphasized HP Chairman, President, & CEO Meg Whitman. During her View From The Top talk at Stanford GSB on April 6, 2015, Whitman shared leadership lessons and offered career advice. Read more takeaways: http://stanford.io/1y8McHC
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's father thought he was "nuts" to tie his fortune to high tech. Recorded: March 15, 2007 All videos from the View from the Top speaker series: http://www.youtube.com/course?list=EC5C14B375A7F2FEA8
At the 37th annual ENCORE Award event on September 23, 2014, Stanford Graduate School of Business honored Netflix, and Netflix Founder and CEO Reed Hastings, MS '88. Reed Hastings speaks on the history of the company, the challenges they faced, and how Netflix became the innovative leader it is today.
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,...
Mary Barra, Chairman and CEO of General Motors, discusses how she not only wants results, but results with integrity. Read more leadership insights from the Stanford GSB View From The Top talk on Monday, May 4, 2017: http://stanford.io/22fGCxZ
To a packed audience of students, faculty, and Ferrari enthusiasts, Luca Cordero di Montezemolo, chairman of the Italian sports car manufacturer, spoke at Stanford Graduate School of Business on April 24, 2012, as part of the View From The Top speaker series. He shared with the audience his leadership style and what it takes to lead an international luxury brand. He ended his talk stating, "I'm not here to sell, but I'm here to help you dream." 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
At the 38th annual ENCORE Award event on September 24, 2015, the Stanford Graduate School of Business honored Alibaba Group. Jack Ma, Lead Founder and Executive Chairman, discussed entrepreneurship in a fireside chat with Yahoo! founder Jerry Yang, BS/MS ’90.
Drawing from some of the most pivotal points in his life, Steve Jobs, chief executive officer and co-founder of Apple Computer and of Pixar Animation Studios, urged graduates to pursue their dreams and see the opportunities in life's setbacks -- including death itself -- at the university's 114th Commencement on June 12, 2005. Transcript of Steve Jobs' address: http://news-service.stanford.edu/news/2005/june15/jobs-061505.html Stanford University channel on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/stanford
http://scpd.stanford.edu/coursesSeminars/seminarsAndWebinars.jsp - Every successful thing needs to be torn down and rebuilt. In more of an intimate conversation than a lecture, Huang relates his experience as an engineer, entrepreneur, and innovator. Find out how he meets the ever-constant challenge of re-invention as co-founder and CEO of NVIDIA.
"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
Making Body Language Your Superpower - an instructional video on using body language effectively. Presented by Stanford graduate students Matt Levy, Colin Bailie, Jeong Joon Ha, and Jennifer Rosenfeld. Created as an exemplary final project in Lecturer JD Schramm's Strategic Communication course in March 2014. Body language - both the speaker's and the audience's - is a powerful form of communication that is difficult to master, especially if the speaker is nervous. This video will teach you how to use your body language effectively, even if you are nervous. This video will also show you how to read the audience's body language and what you should do when they look bored or disconnected from the presentation. Use these tools to enhance your nonverbal communication abilities and better conne...
"To have passion for anything you do, you must have love for humanity and love for a service or product," said Prince Kofi Amoabeng, CEO of UT Bank Ghana. During his talk at Stanford Graduate School of Business on October 16, 2014, Amoabeng described how he launched his business with an initial investment of only $6,000 and how he has since grown it to a multimillion financial services firm. The event was hosted by SEED and the GSB Africa Business Club. Learn more about the Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies (SEED): http://stanford.io/1zfbljR
Related Story: http://www.gsb.stanford.edu/news/headlines/Zappos_10_15.html Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh offers a compelling account of his transformation from callow Harvard student entrepreneur through his years as a dot-com wunderkind to the creator of a formidable brand. Zappos.com, Inc.: www.zappos.com Designing Happiness, MKT 555 media: http://faculty-gsb.stanford.edu/aaker/pages/Designing_Happiness_media.html Center for Social Innovation podcast: http://sic.conversationsnetwork.org/ Stanford University's Entrepreneurship Corner: http://ecorner.stanford.edu/
Qualcomm CEO Dr. Paul E. Jacobs explains why sharing the vision for the company, rather than a detailed strategic plan, is the best way to go about being an innovative company. In the event of running into an obstacle, workers can get a sense for what they should do by aligning their decisions with the overarching vision for the firm. Qualcomm is a global semiconductor company that designs, manufactures and markets digital wireless telecommunications products and services. Jacobs presentation was part of the Global Speaker Series at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Related Links Center for Global Business and the Economy http://www.gsb.stanford.edu/cgbe/events/speakers.html Qualcomm http://www.qualcomm.com/
Read more on the topics discussed at www.andile.co.za
Get your free audio book: http://nwon.us/d/b002v02pm8