46 minutes | Nov 17, 2020

Walter Isaacson - What All Great Teams Have In Common (Ep. 6)

The biographer of our age, acclaimed historian and journalist, and professor of history at Tulane University, Walter Isaacson, and host Gary Heil, discuss the role of innovation in leadership, why thinking outside the box requires understanding what’s inside the box, the importance of reflection, and the impact of the deficit of optimism has on our ability to move into a new and better future. Drawing on lessons from some of the world’s most influential inventors, artists, and leaders - including Ben Franklin, Leonardo DaVinci, Albert Einstein, Steve Jobs, and Bill Gates - this discussion encourages radical leadership change and introspective assessment.Key takeaways include:The importance of connectivity and collaboration: something all great teams have in common.What it means to bend reality, and why knowing when to do so is crucial.How a rebellious sense of wonder can change the world, and so much more.Learn more about our speakers:Gary Heil: https://www.wsb.com/speakers/gary-heil/Walter Isaacson: https://www.wsb.com/speakers/walter-isaacson/About the series:Presented weekly, Leadership Lessons from the Fast Lane explores some of the most pressing challenges that leaders of today face, with the world’s most respected, creative, and successful thought leaders.Visit our website: https://www.wsb.com/Contact us: https://www.wsb.com/contact/
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