Creating a Fairer and More Just World: George Papandreou - Former Prime Minister of Greece

December 13, 2016
Hosted by Maureen Metcalf

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Papandreou, former prime minister of Greece, talks about how he navigated major challenge as a leader. One of my key take-a-ways was the importance of building trust and demonstrating courage as foundational skills to leading in turbulent times. He talked about his personal experience as a refugee when his family was in exile to provide context for his views on the importance of inclusion and building alliances across borders. At the root, this interview is about how do we, as people, build common values and common rules to promote fair competition that enables us to work together across borders to solve the challenges we face as a global community. How do we emulate the metaphor of the Olympics rather than the gladiator pit? This interview offers a glimpse into his perspective.

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Maureen Metcalf

Maureen Metcalf

Maureen is the Founder and CEO of the Innovative Leadership Institute, a renowned executive advisor focused on making the world better through leadership! She helps clients strengthen their leadership talent pool so that leadership itself becomes one of your strategic advantages to co-create a thriving future.

Maureen brings 30 years of business experience to provide high-impact, practical solutions that support her clients' leadership development and organizational transformations. She is recognized as an innovative, principled thought leader who combines intellectual rigor and discipline with an ability to translate theory into practice in all her work. Her operational focus is coupled with a strategic ability to analyze, develop and implement successful strategies for profitability, growth and sustainability.

Maureen is the author of an international award-winning book series on Innovative leadership, including the Innovative Leaders Guide to Transforming Organizations, winner of a 2014 International Book Award and a regular contributor to Forbes.

As a board member/chair, Maureen has led multiple organizations through difficult transitions and is open to for-profit board opportunities. Before founding the Innovative Leadership Institute, she led consulting engagements for PricewaterhouseCoopers and Accenture across a broad range of industries, contributing to successful organizational transformation.

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