Watch the Video above on Manage to Lead: Seven truths to help you Change.
The 2014 World Wide Strategy Week, November 4th, featured IntelliVen CEO, PeterD, in a three-person panel on The Role of Leaders in Strategy Success. This seven-minute video introduced Peter and the Seven Truths to conferees.
BAODN President Steve McGee facilitated the discussion in front of an audience of over 40 people at Big Heart Pet Brands Headquarters, One Maritime Plaza in San Francisco.
Christine Hunter; Vice President of Talent at Big Heart Pet Brands, formerly Del Monte.
Rochelle Kopp; founder of Japan Intercultural Consulting, wrote a book for non-Japanese about working at Japanese company, and teaches cross-cultural business communication.
Dena McFarland; was part of a significant change at Xerox where they restructured the company yet didn’t lay off anyone. She was also a consultant for hospitals to change their mindset from physician-centered to patient-centered.
Jeanamaria M. Alayaay; co-facilitated Lean Startup Product Development training for the White House Presidential innovation fellows and Presidential leadership programs, Enterprise Ireland (the Irish government’s tech accelerator), Evernote, and Microsoft Imagine Cup. She works at Luxr.
A rough summary of key points panelists offered in response to opening questions follows:
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