Mike Burwell is the Chief Finance Officer of the Willis Tower Watson. He candidly talks about his success in the entrepreneur world. Mike Burwell starts his usual day from 5 a.m. He says he must make his bed every day even though he might travel. It gives him a sense of accomplishment. He the ride his bike and tries to think on what he wants to accomplish by on that day. He reflects on the beginning of each month, and also at beginning of each week. This behavior helps Mr. Mike to become productive.
Being positive and practicing relentless is one strategy that Michael Burwell always adheres to. He makes a point to celebrate always the wins with his team. Mr. Mike always assesses why they won and also why they lost and how they will work better in the future. After assessing the losses, he tries to implement, on steps he will take in making successful business deals in the future.
Cultivating the skills of good listening and building networks is an attitude that Mike Burwell recommends to other business entrepreneurs to embrace. Mr. Mike, equips that each individual contains something interesting about themselves, thus he advised on investing time so as to know them. Mr. Mike, always, creates time by communicating and engaging with other people so as to deeply understand them.
Mike Burwell believes that the micro-communities will continuously grow and the technologies to supporting the micro-communities will be the key to their growth. Mr. Mike believes that the micro-communities platform will evolve because some like-minded group of people wants to connect and also the advertisers want to reach the people. On the contrary, this is a business believe that most entrepreneurs do not have faith in, but Mr. Mike tells them to watch that space as he proves them wrong.
Flip board is a software that Mr. Mike uses in his business which ensures he is productive. He finds the flip board to be very effective and useful as it brings content to him on a real-time on which he browses. Mr. Mikes favorites quote is, that, there is only one place to look for leadership, that is in the mirror. InsureTech is one Trend that excites Mr. Mike InsureTech is a trend, whereby, interesting ideas start in the B to C marketplaces.
Mike Burwell holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Michigan States. He was named the University of Michigan states, as an Alumnus of 2010. Mr. Mike worked in the PwC (Pricewaterhouse Coopers) for 31 years. In 2012, he was elected as the VC (Vice Chairman) of the Global and the United States Transformation. He helped in building and expanding the Pricewaterhouse Coopers internals shared service.