Betting Big and Crafting a Winning Elevator Pitch

Today we feast at Los Angeles hot spot, Cassell’s Hamburgers, with millennial rainmaker, Dan Fleyshman. Dan earned his way into the record books as history’s youngest founder of a publicly traded company after betting his college savings to trademark the catchphrase, “Who’s Your Daddy”. 10 years later, Dan was on to his next entrepreneurial endeavor […]

The changing landscape of social-impact investing

In this interview, McKinsey alumnus Sir Ronald Cohen speaks with McKinsey global managing partner Dominic Barton about how the thinking has changed around raising capital for the benefit of society at large. For the interview transcript, please visit: http://www.mckinsey.com/industries/private-equity-and-principal-investors/our-insights/the-changing-landscape-of-social-impact-investing Go to Source Author: McKinsey & Company

Reseeding the Garden State’s economic growth

Like other places—and the US economy overall—New Jersey has not gotten back to the rate of growth seen before the global financial crisis. However, the state has an outstanding opportunity to build on its many strengths and become a growth economy. For our related report, please visit http://www.mckinsey.com/global-themes/employment-and-growth/reseeding-growth-in-the-garden-state Go to Source Author: McKinsey & Company

Agile Innovation

Darrell Rigby, who leads Bain's Global Innovation practice, discusses how Agile innovation teams can help a company quickly pivot to take advantage of market opportunities.

Atlanta Toast to Transformation Event

The evening was filled with great transformation insights, professionals from a wide range of industries and a Champagne tasting! Our panelists included Dan Amos (Chief Executive Officer, Aflac), Greg Bradley (Global Head of Transformation, North Highland), Kate Gutmann (Chief Sales and Solutions Officer, UPS), Barry McCarthy (Executive Vice President, First Data), Steve Smith (Chief Financial […]

8 Skills You Won’t Learn from Reading Books

If you went out there and read every single business book in the world including every biography about every billionaire, there are eight skills you won't learn from reading books. So let's get right into the eight skills that you won't learn from reading books, and then what you can do to acquire those skills.

Jared Josleyn: Thinking about user experience [5 of 5]

Verily's Jared Josleyn on starting from a user-experience perspective in product development to design a system that positively impacts patients' lives—without drawbacks that can discourage adoption. For the full transcript, please visit: http://www.mckinsey.com/industries/pharmaceuticals-and-medical-products/our-insights/using-data-and-technology-to-improve-healthcare-ecosystems