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The Business of Meetings

Jun 23, 2020

It’s a great pleasure for us to have the opportunity to interview a true legend in the entrepreneurial world! We have Verne Harnish joining us today, to talk about how the EO (Entrepreneur’s Organization) was created. He will be discussing the balance between online and face-to-face events, moving forward, he will share some examples of people who have pivoted and re-invented themselves, and he will also explain what you need to do to thrive in the future. 

About Verne

Verne Harnish is the founder of the world-renowned Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), with over 14 000 members worldwide. Verne chaired EO’s premiere CEO program, the Birthing of Giants, which was held at MIT, a program in which he still teaches today. As the Founder and CEO of Scaling Up, a global executive education and coaching company with more than 180 partners on six continents, Verne has spent the past thirty years helping companies to scale up. He is the author of the bestseller, Mastering the Rockefeller Habits, which has been translated into nine languages. And along with the editors of Fortune, he authored The Greatest Business Decisions of All Times, for which Jim Collins wrote the foreword. Verne’s latest book, Scaling Up (Rockefeller Habits 2.0), has won eight major international book awards, including the prestigious International Book Award for Best General Business Book. Verne also chairs the annual ScaleUp Summits, in collaboration with Bloomberg, and he serves on several boards, including being Chair of The Riordan Clinic, Co-founder and Chair of Geoversity, and a board member of the Million Dollar Women’s Movement. Verne is a private investor in many scale-ups, and he enjoys piano, tennis, and magic, as a card-carrying member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians.

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