Leading with Vision: Essential Skills for Hiring and Leading with David Dodson (Ep. #94)

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February 27, 2024
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In this must-listen episode of the Building Better Managers podcast, Wendy Hanson and David Dodson, a Stanford GSB luminary, delve into the art of mastering management in today's complex business environment. Discover the unexpected findings from Dodson's extensive research on market growth and investment success, and learn about the five non-negotiable skills for leading an organization to victory. From hiring to quality obsession, Dodson's insights are distilled into a practical guide for immediate application. If you're ready to elevate your leadership and make 2024 a year of unparalleled success, this episode is your starting point.

Meet the Guest

David Dodson, a faculty member at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business, teaches one of the most sought-after courses, recognized by The Economist. He has received the MSx Teaching Excellence Award and is a frequent speaker in the graduation Last Lecture series. Dodson holds a degree in economics and business from Stanford University, showcasing his expertise and commitment to education.

In 2000, Dodson co-founded Sanku, a company dedicated to fortifying grains with micronutrients in rural African mills. Through Sanku's innovative technology, over five million rural families in Africa have experienced improved lives and health. The company's impactful work has earned recognition from Fast Company as one of the "Most Innovative Companies," highlighting Dodson's commitment to creating positive social change through entrepreneurship.

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The future of work has arrived. It's time to thrive.