CHAPTER 3
Bill George: Authentic Leadership
Bill George is Professor of Management Practice at Harvard Business School, where he has taught leadership since 2004. He is the author of four leadership books: 7 Lessons for Leading in Crisis (2009), Finding Your Truth North: A Personal Guide (co-author, 2008), True North: Discover Your Authentic Leadership (co-author, 2007), and Authentic Leadership: Rediscovering the Secrets to Creating Lasting Value (2003). He started his writing and teaching career after he retired from leading medical-technology company Medtronic, where he was CEO from 1991 to 2001, and chairman from 1996 to 2002.
A number of executives, after retiring from the business stage, have turned to writing or teaching. Few have done ...

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