Bob McDonald served as the 8th United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs, under President Barack Obama. He is ALSO the retired chairman, president, and CEO of Procter & Gamble. He’s now Chairman of the Board for RallyPoint – the premiere community US military service members, veterans, their family and supporters. Graduating among the top of his class from the United States Military Academy at West Point, Bob served in the US Army as a paratrooper and trained as a Ranger. Upon leaving the military, he had a 33-year distinguished career at P&G – with leadership roles on Tide, Canada, and then across Asia – ultimately becoming CEO.
Bob shares stories and lessons throughout his storied career – ranging the battlefield, the board room, state dinners and the President’s cabinet. Tune in for a great conversation about his principles for team-building and decision-making.
Tune in for a great conversation with Bob as he shares his experiences of his 33 year career at P&G in the podcast series Learnings from Leaders.
As a leader it is always our responsibility to escape our own ethnocentricity, work to understand other people’s culture, and empathize with their context to improve their lives. As the Chairman, President & CEO of The Procter & Gamble (P&G) Company I would go into the homes of consumers all over the world, watch them […]
When Captain Florence “Flo” Groberg was awarded the Medal of Honor in November 2015 for his heroic actions in Afghanistan, I was privileged to attend the White House ceremony as Secretary of Veterans Affairs. An Airborne Ranger qualified infantry officer, Flo tackled a suicide bomber in Afghanistan, causing a second suicide bomber to detonate his […]
On the last Monday of May, we pay tribute and acknowledge the sacrifices of courageous men and women who placed the interests of others above their own. In service to our Nation at Guadalcanal and Bastogne, the Chosin Reservoir and Pusan, at Khe Sanh, on the DMZ, in Fallujah and Kabul, and at hundreds of […]