How to Build a Company Where the Best Ideas Win Out

Ray Dalio, the bestselling author of Principles and one of the most successful investors and entrepreneurs of our time, discusses the unique principles that helped him build his company (Bridgewater Associates) from his two bedroom apartment to the fifth most important private company in the U.S. and made him one of the 100 richest people in the world. Hear him describe "a believability-weighted idea meritocracy" in which people strive for "meaningful work and meaningful relationships through radical truth and radical transparency." He'll also explain the innovative technologies his firm uses to make sure that the best ideas win out.

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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Film Badge, Interactive Badge
Format: Dual
Event Type: Session
Level: Beginner