Ben Walker

A CFO on the frontline in America’s fight against the virus

Dignity Health chief financial officer Doug Watson is on the frontline in America’s fight against the virus. It’s…

Cerner chief executive Brent Shafer is hardwired for healthcare

Necessity is the mother of adoption. When the coronavirus pandemic hit the world like a hammer blow, Cerner…

Purpose is more than a buzz word

Michael Chavez and Sudhanshu Palsule’s seminal work defines ‘purpose’ at just the right time, writes Ben Walker. There…

Billionaire entrepreneur Bhavin Turakhia uses tech to change the world

Ben Walker meets the King of Code “Each of us has a moral obligation to make an impact…

Leading into the unknown

To lead into the unknown, you must communicate a clear vision. “You’re up against a vast, powerful machine,”…

A leading voice in design thinking

Ben Walker meets Duke Corporate Education’s Renaissance Man Others are perhaps the greatest observers your own characteristics. “People have extended opportunities to me that I didn’t see myself,” says Justin…

Lessons in leadership from CEO of The Prince’s Trust

Martina Milburn, CEO for The Prince’s Trust for vulnerable youth, believes in following her instincts. “When you meet…

Why doing good means doing well for businesses today

Companies should allow society’s needs to drive their strategy, says Ben Walker. In their new book Super Signs,…

Rethinking the job description

Experience can be overrated. Physicist Freeman Dyson made an inconvenient discovery during World War II. He was asked…

Overcoming adversity as a female leader

The characteristics that shape leaders can sometimes come from the most adverse sources. Such is the case for…

Godiva’s Jerome Chouchan on the importance of self-improvement

Dialogue‘s Ben Walker spends a day with Godiva’s Jerome Chouchan learning about consumer-centric strategy, self-improvement, and the Japanese art…

The complexities of income inequality

Is it all due to globalization? Perhaps the most striking aspect of the global financial crisis of 2008 is…