There are 54 videos in the "Overcoming Bias" collection

Tom Friel, Former Chairman and CEO, Heidrick & Struggles Synopsis:It is important to follow your instincts and to act quickly on important decisions.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementPower and PoliticsConflict
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General ManagementHuman Resources
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Difficult Conversations
Dick Kovacevich, Chairman, Wells Fargo Synopsis:It is important to always communicate and focus on building a common culture as a company grows through acquisitions.
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Subject Area: Mergers & AcquisitionsHuman Resources
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Vision, Values, and Culture
N.R. Narayana Murthy, CEO, Infosys Synopsis:Earning respect is a fundamental part of a company's success.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsEthics
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Vision, Values, and Culture
Deborah Nelson, SVP Marketing, Hewlett Packard Synopsis:VP discusses the factors affecting change in an organization.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementDecision-MakingConflict
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Leading Change
Michael Osofsky, CIO and Co-Founder, Silicon Valley Start-Up Synopsis:How much personal information should be shared with board members?
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsEthicsConflict
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Difficult Conversations
Michael Osofsky, CIO and Co-Founder, Silicon Valley Start-Up Synopsis:People communicate acceptance of differences differently.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsWork/Life Balance
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Human Resources
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Difficult Conversations
Sara Jobin, Conductor, San Francisco Opera Synopsis:Time-worn stereotypes complicate one woman's ascent to an orchestral podium.
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Subject Area: ConflictCareer Development
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Non-Profit
Leadership topic: Fitting In and Standing Out
Michael Osofsky, CIO and Co-Founder, Silicon Valley Start-Up Synopsis:Questions about personal diversity are important to avoid rumors.
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Subject Area: EthicsWork/Life BalanceConflict
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Diversity
Roger Deromedi, CEO, Kraft Synopsis:CEO shares the importance of being transparent and consistent when dealing with people at all levels of the organization.
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Subject Area: Decision-MakingEthicsConflict
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Products & Retail
Leadership topic: Motivating Teams
Roger Deromedi, CEO, Kraft Synopsis:CEO shares how it is important to maintain perspective in spite of disagreements or minor frustrations.
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Subject Area: Decision-MakingConflict
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Products & Retail
Leadership topic: Vision, Values, and Culture
Nancy Barry, President, Women's World Banking Synopsis:When spearheading change in an organization, don't expect everyone to rally around the flag.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementPower and Politics
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General ManagementHuman Resources
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Leading Change
Nancy Barry, President, Women's World Banking Synopsis:Unity in an organization is important and should be prioritized since it will impact the strategy.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementPower and PoliticsDecision-Making
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Motivating Teams
N.R. Narayana Murthy, CEO, Infosys Synopsis:To endure as a company and a leader, it is important to make ethical decisions.
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Subject Area: EthicsConflict
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Difficult Conversations
Kent Thiry, CEO, DaVita Synopsis:Charismatic CEO's visibility becomes a liability in the eyes of his team.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsDecision-Making
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Healthcare
Leadership topic: Diversity
Laura Chinchilla, President, Costa Rica Synopsis:President of Costa Rica talks about how often the biggest barrier women face to succeed is facing their own fears.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsCareer DevelopmentGlobalization
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General ManagementHuman Resources
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Diversity
Paul Bud Bucha, Medal of Honor Recipient, U.S. Army Synopsis:Army leader must overcome his own fears and uncertainty to lead decisively and courageously through overwhelming odds.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementPower and PoliticsDecision-MakingEthics
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: General ManagementStrategy
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Taking Charge
Webb McKinney, EVP, Hewlett Packard Synopsis:Executive who led the HP Compaq merger discusses what makes people successful in merger integration work.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementMergers & AcquisitionsCareer Development
Leadership Role:
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Leading Change
Jennifer Aaker, General Atlantic Partners Professor of Marketing, Stanford Graduate School of Business Synopsis:Jennifer Aaker shares the behavioral science behind the power of story.
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Jennifer Aaker, General Atlantic Partners Professor of Marketing, Stanford Graduate School of Business Synopsis:Aaker speaks to the science behind the power of empathy in storytelling.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementPower and Politics
Leadership Role: Board LevelSenior Manager (VP-level)Executive (C-Level)Middle Manager
Business Function: Sales/Marketing
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Storytelling
Jennifer Aaker, General Atlantic Partners Professor of Marketing, Stanford Graduate School of Business Synopsis:Aaker speaks to the power of purpose in storytelling.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementPower and Politics
Leadership Role: Board LevelSenior Manager (VP-level)Executive (C-Level)Middle Manager
Business Function: Sales/Marketing
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Storytelling
Nicole Chang, Senior VP, Consulting Company Synopsis:A woman executive shares how important it is to take care of yourself and to not assume others are working to make you successful.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Managing Boss and Expectations
Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor, Workforce and Economic Development for the California Community Colleges Synopsis:A woman leader talks about how she is asking hard questions about whether or not she should still pursue goals she set many years prior.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: What I Wish I Knew
Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor, Workforce and Economic Development for the California Community Colleges Synopsis:A senior leader talks about how you need to be able to articulate your story as you advance in your career.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsCareer Development
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: Military/Government
Leadership topic: Managing Boss and Expectations
Dana Bloom, VP & General Manager of Keep Collective, Stella and Dot Synopsis:A senior executive talks about how she must develop certain behaviors to be more effective and well accepted in a male-dominated industry.
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Dana Bloom, VP & General Manager of Keep Collective, Stella and Dot Synopsis:A senior executive talks about how she seeks out mentors and ways she engages them to be impactful for her.
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Dana Bloom, VP & General Manager of Keep Collective, Stella and Dot Synopsis:A senior leader talks about dynamics and insights she has gained through experience she wish she knew when she was younger.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General ManagementSales/Marketing
Industry: Products & Retail
Leadership topic: What I Wish I Knew
Dana Bloom, VP & General Manager of Keep Collective, Stella and Dot Synopsis:Dana talks about how she visualizes her obligations as glass and rubber balls.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsWork/Life Balance
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General ManagementStrategy
Industry: Products & RetailServices
Leadership topic: Work-Life Integration
Dana Bloom, VP & General Manager of Keep Collective, Stella and Dot Synopsis:A senior executive talks about how she was coached to be more assertive to better fit into the male culture of her past industry.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Products & RetailServices
Leadership topic: Fitting In and Standing Out
Dana Bloom, VP & General Manager of Keep Collective, Stella and Dot Synopsis:A senior executive talks about how she works to be intentional with her priorities to insure she can have work life balance.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Managing Boss and Expectations
Trae Vassallo, Investor and General Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Synopsis:A senior investor talks about how she wished she would have been a better advocate for herself in her career and professional life.
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Subject Area: Power and Politics
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: ConsultingFinance/Accounting
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: What I Wish I Knew
Trae Vassallo, Investor and General Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Synopsis:A senior investor talks about how she leveraged her strengths and followed her curiosity to advance her career.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Fitting In and Standing Out
Trae Vassallo, Investor and General Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Synopsis:A senior executive talks about how it is more important than ever to support and promote other women to improve the overall culture and climate for women and the future of women.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: Finance/Accounting
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Fitting In and Standing Out
Michelle Clayman, Founder and Managing Partner, New Amsterdam Partners Synopsis:A senior leader talks about how women should embrace the fact they are different and highlight unique qualities.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: StrategyFinance/Accounting
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Fitting In and Standing Out
Michelle Clayman, Founder and Managing Partner, New Amsterdam Partners Synopsis:A senior leader talks about how her most important goals stay constant through the change of priorities and time.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: Finance/Accounting
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: What I Wish I Knew
Michelle Clayman, Founder and Managing Partner, New Amsterdam Partners Synopsis:A senior leader offers warnings around common derailments for women.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Finance/Accounting
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: What I Wish I Knew
Martine Liautaud, Investor and Entrepreneur, Indosuez and Liautaud & Cie Synopsis:A senior leader talks about how she has used mentoring as a tool to support her professional development and overcome isolation as an entrepreneur.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Finance/Accounting
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Managing Boss and Expectations
Martine Liautaud, Investor and Entrepreneur, Indosuez and Liautaud & Cie Synopsis:A senior leader talks about what is necessary for meaningful mentoring.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Finance/Accounting
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Managing Boss and Expectations
Martine Liautaud, Investor and Entrepreneur, Indosuez and Liautaud & Cie Synopsis:A senior leader talks about how networking will support your professional development.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: StrategyFinance/Accounting
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Fitting In and Standing Out
Martine Liautaud, Investor and Entrepreneur, Indosuez and Liautaud & Cie Synopsis:A senior leader talks about how to effectively tell your story to get support.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsCareer Development
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: Fitting In and Standing Out
Fran Maier, Founder and CEO, Various Ventures Synopsis:Senior leader talks about how she missed opportunities because she did not appreciate her abilities.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsDecision-MakingEntrepreneurshipWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Consulting
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: What I Wish I Knew
Fran Maier, Founder and CEO, Various Ventures Synopsis:A senior leader talks about how important it is to talk about what matters to you so that your network can help you leverage that for you.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Managing Boss and Expectations
Fran Maier, Founder and CEO, Various Ventures Synopsis:A senior leader talks about how saying I'm sorry undermines your credibility.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Fitting In and Standing Out
Fran Maier, Founder and CEO, Various Ventures Synopsis:Avoid some of the pitfalls of reporting and presenting as a leader.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsEntrepreneurshipWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Managing Boss and Expectations
Tracy Francis, Senior Partner, McKinsey Synopsis:A senior consultant discusses how she embraces what makes her unique as a woman.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: ConsultingGeneral Management
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Fitting In and Standing Out
Tracy Francis, Senior Partner, McKinsey Synopsis:A senior consultant shares behaviors she sees are important in a male dominated culture.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: ConsultingGeneral Management
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Fitting In and Standing Out
Tracy Francis, Senior Partner, McKinsey Synopsis:A woman executive talks about how a good marriage depends on a couple’s ability to synchronize priorities.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Work-Life Integration
Tracy Francis, Senior Partner, McKinsey Synopsis:A senior executive shares how she now understands there are certain facets of her life that she can and cannot control.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: What I Wish I Knew
Maria Anhalt, Vice President of R&D for Automation Software, HP Synopsis:A senior executive shares the advantages she sees for women.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsWork/Life Balance
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Fitting In and Standing Out
Maria Anhalt, Vice President of R&D for Automation Software, HP Synopsis:A senior executive talks about how women are less likely to reach out to mentors or sponsors.
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Maria Anhalt, Vice President of R&D for Automation Software, HP Synopsis:A senior executive talks about how she had to learn the importance of body language in her career advancement.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsWork/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: What I Wish I Knew
Katherine August-deWilde, Executive and Board Member, First Republic Bank Synopsis:A senior executive shares common derailments for women.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsCareer Development
Leadership Role: Board LevelExecutive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: What I Wish I Knew
Katherine August-deWilde, Executive and Board Member, First Republic Bank Synopsis:A senior executive urges people to tell people what you want so they can support you.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsCareer Development
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Finance/Accounting
Industry: Financial
Leadership topic: What I Wish I Knew
Katherine August-deWilde, Executive and Board Member, First Republic Bank Synopsis:A senior executive talks about how you must overcome inhibitions around asking for what you want.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsCareer Development
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Fitting In and Standing Out
Yasmin Lukatz, Executive Director and CoFounder, ICON Synopsis:A senior leader emphasizes the importance of working in a place that appreciates you as a woman.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsCareer Development
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: Services
Leadership topic: Managing Boss and Expectations