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In This Episode: François Ortalo-Magné, Dean of the Wisconsin School of Business, on the Potency of Pausing

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In today's episode of 'Scale! with Predictable Success' our guest is

Francois Ortalo-Magne

DeanUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison

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Guest Bio

Update: On 1st August 2017, Francois became the Dean of the London Business School. We recently recorded an update interview where Francois talks about his new role which will be released on Thursday 18 February.

François Ortalo-Magné is the Albert O. Nicholas Dean of the Wisconsin School of Business.

Formerly the Robert E. Wangard Professor and chair of the Real Estate and Urban Land Economics Department at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, Ortalo-Magné is an expert in the economics of the housing market. He first gained tenure in the Economics Department at the London School of Economics and held visiting appointments at leading academic institutions, including the London Business School and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

He has received awards in recognition of his research and service to the real estate profession, served as an advisor to various governments around the world on housing and land policy issues, and been a regular keynote speaker at global real estate industry events.

As chair of the Real Estate and Urban Land Economics Department, Ortalo-Magné grew alumni involvement across degree programs and expanded the unit’s reach internationally. In 2010, he orchestrated a unique partnership with the top business schools on three continents — Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, INCAE Costa Rica, and HEC Paris — making the Wisconsin School of Business the destination for their students’ real estate training. In the process, he inaugurated a new type of international degree within the UW System.

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When François Ortalo-Magné assumed the role of Dean of the Wisconsin School of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, it was a time of great transition.

Across the United States, the true value of higher education was being questioned, as well as the extent of the role taxpayers should play in funding it.
However, the University of Wisconsin’s commitment to improving the lives of those well beyond its campus remained intact. Now, thanks to a combination of strong faculty, altruistic alumni, and innovative leadership, a groundbreaking shift has taken place in how the business school fulfills its mission. Listen as Les and François examine how it took place.

In our interview today you'll hear Francois share about:

You’ll learn how François took on the challenge of transitioning from someone who manages people, to someone who manages a team of leaders.

Hear why he considered the opportunity to build his team from the ground up to be a gift, and how Predictable Success helped in determining who they needed to hire next.

And you’ll discover why a tool that is frequently overlooked by executives, that of “taking a pause”, can have a potent impact on just how much you can achieve.

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