Oct 8, 2019
Roger Martin is a world-renowned thinker, business strategist, author, and CEO adviser for big companies like Procter & Gamble, Verizon, and Lego. He serves as the Institute Director of the Martin Prosperity Institute, a company whose mission is to develop a better understanding of what it means to have shared and sustainable prosperity. He received his AB from Harvard College and his MBA from Harvard Business School in 1979 and 1981 respectively and from 1998 to 2013, he served as Dean of the Rotman School of Management.
On today’s episode, Roger discusses how he came to be one of the world’s greatest business thinkers and why he decided to pursue such a career. He shares his insight on the kind of leader the future needs and the abilities that today’s leaders must have to visualize the future. He explains different types of business models and shares examples of scenarios that make use of each model. He also describes what it means to always choose the path that is least comfortable and why leaders should always strive to make difficult choices.
“Majority of the spoils in business go to those who chose to be distinctive.” - Roger Martin
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