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WHO: Bick Whitener
WHERE: Bickley and Company
Bick has a long career as manager and executive in Insurance, focusing on property and casualty, including The Hartford, Prudential, Equifax, Atlanta Casualty, National Flood Services, Unitrin Specialty, Assurant, and Discoverture. He led business transformation efforts for Prudential, Atlanta Casualty Companies, and Assurant.
More importantly, he was named the Director of Getting Things Done.
Today’s notes and discussion guide:
Strategy is important. But “doing” is more important. People need the “Do” gene.
Vision is important. But more important to get people who are bought-in to the vision.
When enacting change, small wins are important. Creates buy-in, and builds momentum.
“Business people need to be tech literate, technologists need to be business literate, and all need to be data savvy.”
Leaders need to model the way. First step in building better teams.
“Culture change happens through people.”
Leaders are readers.
[Produced by Todd Schnick. Edited by Igor.]