When Gerard van Grinsven joined the USA based Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital as the new CEO he shocked his board by ditching customer focus groups, instead opting to spent three nights a week for eights months in the homes of the …
What are the 5 new priorities for choosing financial products? How is ‘Fair Finance’ bringing private banking to people who are financially excluded? In this video hear Fair Finance Founder and MD Faisel Rahman answer these questions.
Grundfos, the world’s largest pump manufacturer, was thriving with over 18,000 employees and a turnover of €3 billion euros. Why then would the company turn it business model upside down switching from selling pumps to selling water. Watch former Grundfos Chairman and Danish entrepreneur Lars Kolind explain the reasons behind the move.
Greg Dyke Chairman of the British Film Institute and form Director General of the BBC, Martin Narey former CEO of Barnardos and former Director of the Prison Service and Jude Kelly Artistic Director of the South Bank are all successful …
Jude Kelly was amongst a fantastic line-up of speakers that joined us at our ‘On Your Marks’ event, part of our Wavelength Connect 2012 programme. Here she shares her punchy and provocative tips on how to be a good leader. Drawing on her wealth of experience as Artistic Director of the Southbank Centre one thing she encourages leaders is to embrace dilema – art is full of dilema and nuance – don’t run from it.
Sir Martin Narey, former CEO of Barnardos and Former Director General of the Prison Service shares his leadership tips – how to say thank you, love loneliness and being OK with self-doubt.
Greg Dyke is Chairman of the British Film Institute and former Director General of the BBC. In this short video Greg talks about how to get things done as a leader. He touches on the introduction of Freeview and a referee’s yellow card with “Cut the Crap” written on it. This card was distributed to employees in the BBC with the intention of making meetings more meaningful.
Gerard van Grinsven on the Henry Ford Hospital from Wavelength
Gerard Van Grinsven is the CEO and President of the Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital in the USA. In this video Gerard briefly describes his journey into the healthcare profession having had no prior experience and how he convinced his senior clinical leaders to build a new hospital that would take health and healing beyond the boundaries of imagination.
When Gerard van Grinsven joined the USA based Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital as the new CEO he shocked his board by ditching customer focus groups, instead opting to spent three nights a week for eights months in the homes of …
The Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, USA, is unlike any hospital you have ever been to. From the stunning building to the spa to the 24 hour room service this is truly “healthcare beyond the boundaries of imagination.” Oh, and …
Carole Stone is a master networker. Previous producer of BBC 4’s flagship programme “Any Questions?”, a freelance journalist, broadcaster and media consultant. In this short video Carole give us some useful tips on networking, how to run your own sessions, how to walk into and work a room and reinforces the benefits of bringing people together.
Thulasiraj Ravilla, Executive Director of Aravind Eye Care System, explains how this Indian company took the efficiency of McDonalds and a need to provide healthcare for the poor and created a unique way of delivering eye care to millions of people.
In this video Bobby Loeb describes how Herb Kelleher, Founder & CEO of Southwest Airlines, arm wrestled his way out of a lengthy court battle when the company inadvertently ran the same advertising campaign as a competitor.
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Bobby Loeb Senior Director of Training will be with us at On Your Marks in March, watch the below to get an introduction to the Southwest Airlines Way.
Dr Muhammad Yunus is a Bangladeshi economist and Nobel Peace Prize recipient. In 1983 he founded Grameen Bank a Microcredit organisation and community bank working towards ending world poverty through increasing access to finance for some of the worlds poorest …