Jim Champy on How to Outsmart Your Competition

    Jan 24, 2019

    As former President and CEO of Medtronic, now a professor at Harvard, Bill George has paved his own path to success. If you ask him what’s his secret, he’ll tell you it’s about “finding your True North,” which also happens to be the title of his new book. A companion guide to his best seller True North, Finding Your True North offers methods for personal reflection and includes targeted exercises that help leaders hone in on the purpose of their leadership and the development of their authentic leadership skills. Bill George is Professor of Management Practice at Harvard Business School, where he is teaching leadership and leadership development along with several executive education programs. His previous two books, True North: Discover Your Authentic Leadership and Authentic Leadership: Rediscovering the Secrets to Creating Lasting Value, were also best-sellers. For additional training on this topic, consider these AMA seminars:
    Advanced Leadership Communication Strategy Preparing for Leadership: What It Takes to Take the Lead AMA’s Advanced Executive Leadership Program Leading with Emotional Intelligence The Voice of Leadership: How Leaders Inspire, Influence and Achieve Results
    For related reading from AMACOM Books:
    The Nature of Leadership: Reptiles, Mammals, and the Challenge of Becoming a Great Leader
    Jim Champy inspired legions of business leaders with his bestseller Reengineering the Corporation. In his new book Outsmart!, Champy describes nine companies that have achieved breakthrough growth by consistently outsmarting the competition. Champy...Jim Champy inspired legions of business leaders with his bestseller Reengineering the Corporation. In his new book Outsmart!, Champy describes nine companies that have achieved breakthrough growth by consistently outsmarting the competition. Champy tells their fascinating success stories, revealing powerful, counterintuitive strategies for finding distinctive market positions and sustainable advantages for growth rates. Jim Champy is chairman of Perot Systems Corporations consulting practice and head of strategy for the company.AMA_Edgewise_0841.mp3