Leadership for the 21st Century

Description of Harvard Business School Video: The 2008 Alumni Achievement Award recipients discuss the current financial crisis, the changing relationship between business and government, and the key elements of effective leadership. Monday, October 13, 2008 Panelists: John Doerr Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers; Jeffrey R. Immelt Chairman, GE; Anand G. Mahindra Vice Chairman &…

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Marketing to the Global Economy

Description of Yale School of Management Video: Antonio Lucio, chief marketing officer at Visa, explains his views on how to market for a company with true worldwide reach as part of the course Strategic Marketing Leadership: The Role of the CMO, co-taught by Ravi Dhar and Arun Sinha.

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Keys to Establishing Leadership Quickly

Description of Duke School of Business Video: Research by Fuqua Professors Lind and Sim Sitkin, working in conjunction with Annick Jansen and Lester Levy (scholars at the University of Auckland in New Zealand), has shown that there are several types of leadership actions that give rise to “fast leadership connections.” The research shows three factors…

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How Great Leaders Inspire Action

Leadership video description from TED: Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership all starting with a golden circle and the question “Why?” His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers … (Filmed at TEDxPugetSound.) In 2009, Simon Sinek released the book “Start With Why” — a synopsis of…

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The Puzzle of Motivation

Leadership video description from TED: Career analyst Dan Pink examines the puzzle of motivation, starting with a fact that social scientists know but most managers don’t: Traditional rewards aren’t always as effective as we think. Listen for illuminating stories — and maybe, a way forward. Bidding adieu to his last “real job” as Al Gore’s…

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Why We Have Too Few Women Leaders

Leadership video description from TED: Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg looks at why a smaller percentage of women than men reach the top of their professions — and offers 3 powerful pieces of advice to women aiming for the C-suite. As the COO at the helm of Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg juggles the tasks of monetizing the…

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The 3 A’s Of Awesome

Lecture video description from TED: Neil Pasricha’s blog 1000 Awesome Things savors life’s simple pleasures, from free refills to clean sheets. In this heartfelt talk, he reveals the 3 secrets (all starting with A) to leading a life that’s truly awesome. (Filmed at TEDxToronto.) Neil Pasricha uses the power of blogging to spread a little…

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Smart Failure For A Fast-Changing World

Leadership video description from TED: The world is changing much more rapidly than most people realize, says business educator Eddie Obeng — and creative output cannot keep up. In this spirited talk, he highlights three important changes we should understand for better productivity, and calls for a stronger culture of “smart failure.” Our environment changes…

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Leadership Skills And Style For A Global Technology And Engineering Services Organization

University Video Description from UCLA: Chuck Harrington, Chairman and CEO, Parsons Corporation.

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Moving Forward To Perfection

University Video Description from UM: President Mary Sue Coleman launches new initiatives to elevate U-M’s academic excellence and impact as it approaches its bicentennial in 2017.

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