Improvise, Adapt and Overcome. He started out as a Marine officer. This included time on the streets of Mogadishu, Somalia. He carried these Marine leadership values into Frito Lay and then Boston Scientific. Now, Will shares his thoughts on being proactive and excelling in his book “PROACTIVE: Achieving Excellence in Sales and Customer Relations”. He and his team assist with nearly 5 billion dollars of revenue at Boston Scientific. We talk about leading across his 5 pillars of responsibility. We also explore values that can be applied at any point in a career. We also talk about the new normal coming out of the pandemic. Leaders like Will are inspiring yet humble as you will see when you tune in. With leaders like this it is no wonder that Boston Scientific is a great place to work and thrive. It was ranked No. 1 Best Employer in 2019 by Forbes in the Health Care Equipment and Services Industry.
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Will Gray’s LinkedIn link – linkedin.com/in/will-gray-26a55713
Boston Scientific Website link – https://www.bostonscientific.com/en-US/Home.html
Will’s book – PROACTIVE: Achieving Excellence in Sales and Customer Relations
Paperback – https://amzn.to/2P5J8vhKindle – https://amzn.to/3apPDAs
Will recommends the following books:
Left of Bang: How the Mariine Corp’s Combat Hunter Program Can Save Your Life By Patrick Van Horne and Jason Riley
Paperback – https://amzn.to/3xe1cVeKindle – https://amzn.to/32tOW50
Turning Pro: Tap Your Inner Power and Create Your Life’s Work By Steven Pressfield
Paperback – https://amzn.to/3aukT1vKindle – https://amzn.to/3arD4ow
Outliers: The Story of Success By Malcolm Gladwell
Paperback – https://amzn.to/3n56kX0Kindle – https://amzn.to/3dAG2sH
How Will You Measure Your Life? By Clayton M. Christensen
Paperback – https://amzn.to/3dAIHCyKindle – https://amzn.to/3v87HqY
Ted Newill’s LinkedIn Profile link
Medical Device Success website link
MedTech Leaders Community link
Link to Ted’s contact page