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Why do smart leaders put people before numbers?

July 29, 2011

Smart leaders put people before numbers for the simple reason that it is talent that delivers the numbers. In this short video, Jack Welch speaks about a leader’s role in helping their team and business excel.


Join us on September 14th as we welcome Bill Conaty, a GE veteran who successfully managed the CEO succession from Jack Welch to Jeff Immelt. Conaty is the co-author, with Ram Charan, of The Talent Masters: Why Smart Leaders Put People Before Numbers which relays valuable principles for creating a self-renewing stream of leaders. His 90-minute broadcast, available live via satellite and the web, will address strategies to attract and nuture top talent and develop business leaders. Click here for full details.


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NOV. 13–16, 2023 | Orlando, Florida, or Virtual
A 4-day immersive learning experience designed to equip women leaders with actionable strategies to overcome the hurdles women often face in the workplace.

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