Month: October 2015

William Thorndike: “The Outsiders” | Talks at Google

What makes a successful CEO? Most people call to mind a familiar definition: “a seasoned manager with deep industry expertise.” Others might point to the qualities of today’s so-called celebrity CEOs—charisma, virtuoso communication skills, and a confident management style. But what really matters when you run an organization? What is the hallmark of exceptional CEO …

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Thomas Russo: “Global Value Investing” | Talks at Google

“I consider myself to be a farmer—not a hunter. And I think most people on Wall Street are hunters. They like to fell big beasts and I’m very comfortable planting a few rows and just tending to them carefully.” – Thomas Russo About the Talk Mr. Russo looks forward to describing how that in his …

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