💬 “A lot of fortune 100 CEOs, they’re playing for two to five years, that’s how long their tenure is. They’re not playing for the long game. We will get a new class of leaders in tune with the long game and interested in how their companies affect not only their stakeholders and their employees and their customers, but also the greater world.” John Thompson
🎙️ John is an international technology executive with over 30 years of experience in the business intelligence and advanced analytics fields. Currently, John is responsible for the global Advanced Analytics & Artificial Intelligence team and efforts at CSL. Prior to CSL, John was an Executive Partner at Gartner and responsible for the advanced analytics business unit of the Dell Software Group. John is the author of the bestselling book – Analytics Teams: Leveraging analytics and artificial intelligence for business improvement. The book was published in June 2020 and outlines how to hire and manage high-performance advanced analytics teams. This is the second time that John has appeared on the show, and this time we talked about the dynamics of leadership, including how the best leaders use data and how leaders are developing new skills this decade to respond to the changing world that we live in.
🎧 In this episode of the Boundless Podcast, John talks about:
💡 1.) why data driven decision making can raise overall level of employee performance, but won’t affect the outliers
💡 2.) similarities and differences in the leadership styles of Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos
💡 3.) how the corporate leadership skillset is changing this decade