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 …
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.
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.
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 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.
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 couples love to get married there. Sounds amazing and a bit unreal, doesn't it?
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.