Author Talks: Bill George Sets a Course for ‘True North’

In this edition of Author Talks, McKinsey Global Publishing’s Rick Tetzeli chats with Bill George, Harvard professor and former Medtronic CEO, about his new book, True North: Leading Authentically in Today’s Workplace, Emerging Leader Edition (Wiley, August 2022), co-written by Zach Clayton. In this follow-up to his original best seller, George issues new advice for maintaining what you stand for, your “true north,” amid the most disruptive era in recent history. To survive compounding crises and create long-term shareholder value, he says businesses need emotionally intelligent leaders who don’t just uphold their stakeholders’ principles but truly share them.

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