CoreNet Global Summit, Boston 2018
Boston | Oct 14 - 17, 2018 | John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Conv. Ctr
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Impatient Optimism: How Culture, Strategy, and Place Are Changing the World

October 15, 2018 | 2:15 - 3:15

Impatient Optimism: How Culture, Strategy, and Place Are Changing the World

At the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation 'impatient optimists' are working to reduce inequality and are contributing to some of the most important work in the world. Currently the Foundation is undertaking a fundamental renewal of their culture and behaviors, strategy, and their workplace. Join lively talk-show approach as they candidly share their journey to reinvent the workplace in both Seattle HQ and Washington DC, with their partner, Steelcase. They’ll share multiple viewpoints from HR, OD, CRE, and lines of business leaders on our experimentation, risk taking, innovation, measurement, learning, and the connections to the inspiring work that the Foundation accomplishes.

Key Takeaways:

  • Discover more about the critical nature of experimentation and risk taking for innovation to flourish.
  • Obtain insight into new approaches to measurement and learning, and the ways these are important to engaging across the business. 
  • Gain new perspectives on the connections between culture, space, and strategy and between workplace and a company’s purpose and mission. 


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