Beth Comstock – the most senior woman in one of the world’s biggest companies General Electric

Oct 09, 2017, 07:35 PM

Beth Comstock is the Vice Chair at General Electric, one of the largest companies in the world.

At GE, she leads efforts to accelerate new growth. She operates GE Business Innovations, which develops new businesses, markets and service models; drives brand value and partners to enhance GE’s inventive culture. This unit includes Current, GE Lighting, GE Ventures & Licensing and GE sales, marketing and communications.

In this episode, Beth and I talk about what makes a good leader, how to learn to ask for help, how to embrace feedback, how to build a network – both internally and externally, how she defines success and how she decides to spend her time.

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