Friday, October 28, 2011

BigBoard: Conant Makes the Cut – Tapped for Fortune’s Executive Dream Team



According to Geoff Colvin, Fortune’s Senior Editor-at-Large, vanguard leadership goes beyond the C-suite to the boardroom. Recently, he compiled not only the attributes necessary in a great board, but also assembled a stellar list of candidates to fill out his “Dream Team.” Colvin contends that a great board combines several competencies, including global perspective, financial expertise and a deep understanding of infotech. Where to find those traits?

The contact list of all time.

Included among Colvin’s top picks for leaders in global business and government, was BigSpeak’s own Douglas Conant, who saved Campbell Soup from a precipitous downward spiral. Others named were Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, FedEx’s Fred Smith and Caterpillar’s James Owens.

View the complete article and entire All-Star line-up here.

Find out more about celebrated CEO and speaker Doug Conant here.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

BigTalk


BigSpeak Social Media Expert, Dan Schawbel recently interviewed BigSpeak Change Management Guru, John Kotter about the significance of creating a sense of Urgency in today's business climate. Check out the interview here: