Joseph F. Coughlin
On the Money airs on CNBC Saturdays at 5:30 am ET, or check listings for air times in local markets. Philanthropist and billionaire Bill Gates, and acclaimed author and surgeon Atul Gawande started their careers going down very different paths.
Thirty minutes from the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport lies a countryside oasis that resembles a fancier, modern-day version of Little House on the Prairie. Imagine 40,000 acres of forest surrounding newly built Craftsman and Victorian homes-each with sweeping Southern-style wraparound porches sprinkled with lemonade-sipping residents, old and young.
Part 2 of the TED Radio Hour episode Rethinking Medicine. About Atul Gawande's TED Talk Surgeon Atul Gawande says doctors used to know and do everything themselves - like craftsmen, or cowboys. But those days are over. He argues for creating systems where clinicians all work together.
Executive Summary Companies often fail to address the tough questions about strategy and execution: Are we really clear, as a leadership team, about how we choose to create value in the marketplace? Can we articulate the few things the organization needs to do better than anyone else in order to deliver on that value proposition?