Aug. 13, 2012
-- Nothing causes bad decisions in organizations as often as poor listening. But Bernard Ferrari, adviser to some of the nation's most influential executives, believes that such missteps can be avoided and that the skills and habits of good listening can be developed and mastered. He offers a step-by-step process that will help readers become active listeners, able to shape and focus any conversation. Learn more at http://www.summary.com/
Bernie Ferrari established Ferrari Consultancy in 2008 following a nearly twenty-year career as a Director at McKinsey & Company. While at McKinsey, Bernie was a leader of the North American Corporate Finance and Strategy Practice and the firm’s Health Care Practice. Prior to his career with McKinsey, Bernie was a surgeon and chief operating officer of the Ochsner Clinic in New Orleans. He received a B.A. and M.D. from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, a J.D. (magna cum laude) from Loyola University, and an M.B.A. from the Tulane University School of Business. Bernie is a trustee of the Juilliard School and the University of Rochester. He is also a Life Member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
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