View From The Top: Ferrari Chairman Luca Cordero di Montezemolo
To a packed audience of students, faculty, and Ferrari enthusiasts, Luca Cordero di Montezemolo, chairman of the Italian sports car manufacturer, spoke at the Stanford Graduate School of Business on April 24, 2012, as part of the View From The Top series. He shared with the audience his leadership style and what it takes to lead an international luxury brand. He ended his talk stating, “I’m not here to sell, but I’m here to help you dream.”
China’s richest man Zong Qing Hou: Wealth gap is huge problem
China has seen a remarkable economic transformation over the last 30 years, with hundreds of millions of people lifted out of poverty. But with the global economic slowdown, there are real fears that this miracle may not last.
China’s richest man, Zong Qing Hou, who grew up in poverty and now sits on a fortune of up to $20bn, told the BBC’s George Alagiah that the gap between rich and poor had become a “huge problem” and was something that would have to be tackled by the country’s new leader.
The transfer of family wealth to the next generation: What’s the money for?
Michael Gray interviews Judy Barber of Family Money Consultants, LLC, about the transfer of family wealth to the next generation. She shares talking with your kids about how to manage money. She also shares about motivate kids in families of wealth to have healthy moral financial values and establish independence.
Les Brown: Mindset Development And Maintenance
Les Brown teaches us how to get a positive mindset and maintain it.
Lee Brower – Short Stories About Change Part 1
Outwitting the Devil and Mrs. Brower
3 Short Stories About Change Part 2
Rock climbing with First Descents.
3 Short Stories About Change Part 3
Lessons learned from 3 short stories
The Golden Circle: Why Does Apple Command Loyalty?
How do great leaders and organizations – from Martin Luther King, Jr. to Apple Computer – command loyalty? Marketing consultant Simon Sinek introduces his concept of “The Golden Circle,” which identifies what makes the most inspiring people and organizations so successful and influential.
“Leaders of great companies that go from good to great start not with ‘where’ but with ‘who.’ They start by getting the right people on the bus.” – Excerpt from Good to Great by Jim Collins
With the right people, your business could go a lot faster and further. The key is not to hire people for a job or money, but to hire people who believe in what you believe, so they will work with their blood, swear and tears.
Learn from Simon Sinek, the author of Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action and understand:
* How to build, inspire and empower your team
* How to build a company with true purpose that will inspire action
* How to communicate your purpose, cause or belief
Simon Sinek is the author of Start With Why. He teaches leaders and companies how to inspire people. Sinek is leading a movement to inspire people to do the things that inspire them. He writes, consults and speaks all over the world about the power of Why – the purpose, cause or belief that drives every one of us. If everyone knew why they do what they do, and if everyone only did the things that inspired them, Sinek believes that this world would be an amazing place.
William Ury: Negotiating for Sustainable Agreements
William Ury, the co-author of the best-selling Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In, shares the strategies he has developed at the Harvard Negotiation Project for creating sustainable agreements in diplomacy and business. Ury is presented by the Institute for Peace & Justice at the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies at the University of San Diego. Series: Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice Distinguished Lecture Series
Since its original publication nearly thirty years ago, Getting to Yes has helped millions of people learn a better way to negotiate. One of the primary business texts of the modern era, it is based on the work of the Harvard Negotiation Project, a group that deals with all levels of negotiation and conflict resolution.
Getting to Yes offers a proven, step-by-step strategy for coming to mutually acceptable agreements in every sort of conflict. Thoroughly updated and revised, it offers readers a straight-forward, universally applicable method for negotiating personal and professional disputes without getting angry-or getting taken.
How to Negotiate so Everyone Wins, Especially You!
Negotiations expert, attorney, sports agent, and award-winning author Ron Shapiro will share the key principles of effective negotiations — for getting what you want while building stronger relationships. His method includes focusing on client needs through listening and the 3P’s: Prepare-Probe-Propose, and is the subject of his book, The Power of Nice: How to Negotiate So Everyone Wins — Especially You!.
Conducting Effective Negotiations
Negotiation is an inevitable aspect of starting a business. Joel Peterson talks about how to conduct a successful negotiation.
The Business Plan
Jim Ellis talks about the elements of a successful business plan as well as common mistakes related to its development and use.