23 min

Episode 03: “Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast‪”‬ Limitless Possibilities

    • Entrepreneurship

“The world is a very uncertain place at the moment, in many respects, and managing the risk that goes with that is paramount.” – Grahame MillwaterIn this episode, your host, John Pelle, is joined by Grahame Millwater, Acrisure’s President of Global Insurance, who dives right into the importance of a strong company culture and engaging with the incredibly talented people within the world of Acrisure. What does it take to stay ahead of trends in an increasingly “risky'' environment? It all starts with curiosity… tune in to find out more.Key Takeaways:[0:57] Grahame shares his perspective on the famous business quote: “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.”[2:57] Grahame explains why he thinks that execution also eats strategy for breakfast.[3:38] “We must make one and one equal three.” Grahame speaks about the meaning of this phrase for him.[5:15] What are the trends that Grahame sees in the marketplace that show that Acrisure is in the right areas with the right talent to achieve success?[7:46] Grahame suggests how to stay on top of industry trends, and how it starts with curiosity.[9:12] Grahame speaks to the value of peer-to-peer communication. [12:23] What is Grahame’s sales pitch for a career in insurance today?[14:07] Grahame shares his suggestions about talent and young leadership programs.[18:05] Working for the best boss is fundamental to Grahame; he openly talks about his experiences with different bosses during his career.[20:43] What does limitless possibilities mean to Grahame?Further Reading:Acrisure.comAcrisure on LinkedInAcrisure on InstagramLearn more about Grahame MIllwaterNotable Quotes:“Culture is incredibly important; if you don't get the culture right you will never get the organization right.” — Grahame Millwater“A team growing in the same direction is what makes an organization successful.” — Grahame Millwater“The world is getting riskier; the more solutions we can provide, the better.” — Grahame Millwater“The best team is made up of different types of skilled people.” — Grahame Millwater

“The world is a very uncertain place at the moment, in many respects, and managing the risk that goes with that is paramount.” – Grahame MillwaterIn this episode, your host, John Pelle, is joined by Grahame Millwater, Acrisure’s President of Global Insurance, who dives right into the importance of a strong company culture and engaging with the incredibly talented people within the world of Acrisure. What does it take to stay ahead of trends in an increasingly “risky'' environment? It all starts with curiosity… tune in to find out more.Key Takeaways:[0:57] Grahame shares his perspective on the famous business quote: “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.”[2:57] Grahame explains why he thinks that execution also eats strategy for breakfast.[3:38] “We must make one and one equal three.” Grahame speaks about the meaning of this phrase for him.[5:15] What are the trends that Grahame sees in the marketplace that show that Acrisure is in the right areas with the right talent to achieve success?[7:46] Grahame suggests how to stay on top of industry trends, and how it starts with curiosity.[9:12] Grahame speaks to the value of peer-to-peer communication. [12:23] What is Grahame’s sales pitch for a career in insurance today?[14:07] Grahame shares his suggestions about talent and young leadership programs.[18:05] Working for the best boss is fundamental to Grahame; he openly talks about his experiences with different bosses during his career.[20:43] What does limitless possibilities mean to Grahame?Further Reading:Acrisure.comAcrisure on LinkedInAcrisure on InstagramLearn more about Grahame MIllwaterNotable Quotes:“Culture is incredibly important; if you don't get the culture right you will never get the organization right.” — Grahame Millwater“A team growing in the same direction is what makes an organization successful.” — Grahame Millwater“The world is getting riskier; the more solutions we can provide, the better.” — Grahame Millwater“The best team is made up of different types of skilled people.” — Grahame Millwater

23 min