He is the world’s most influential business thinker; an icon whose advice is sought out by billionaire CEOs and social entrepreneurs alike. In a rare public event, Jim Collins joins the FT’s Andrew Hill to share his insights.
“Greatness is not a function of circumstance. Greatness, it turns out, is largely a matter of conscious choice, and discipline.” – Jim Collins
Jim Collins is a student and teacher of what makes great companies tick, and a Socratic advisor to leaders in the business and social sectors. Having invested more than a quarter century in rigorous research and sold more than ten million books worldwide, he is an inspiration to a generation of founding entrepreneurs, from Reed Hastings of Netflix to the Wall Street Journal’s CEO Council.
In conversation with Andrew Hill, Management Editor of the Financial Times, Jim will build upon the insights of his seminal classic Beyond Entrepreneurship to teach you how to turn your company into the 2.0 version of itself.
Almost thirty years after Beyond Entrepreneurship brought Jim to global acclaim in the business community, how has his thinking developed to make sense of the world we live in now? Bringing together key concepts developed from three decades of writing and research into one integrated framework, Jim will explore how to build a company that delivers superior results, makes a distinctive impact, and achieves lasting endurance.
Don’t miss this rare public appearance by a bona fide legend of the business world.