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Identifying, ranking, and sharing extraordinary management and business thinking.

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Thinkers50 is the world’s most reliable resource for identifying, ranking, and sharing the leading management ideas of our age. We are based in London, with partners and affiliations around the globe. Our ambition is to provide innovative access to ideas with the power to make the world a better place.

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New Award and New Inductee to Hall of Fame

New Award and New Inductee to Hall of Fame

Thinkers50 Introduces A New Award Category: The Marshall Goldsmith Award For Coaching & Mentoring Marshall Goldsmith Inducted Into Thinkers50 Management Hall Of Fame In a press release issued today, Thinkers50 announced a new award category...


The Responsive Leader

The Responsive Leader

I have not met a single leader in the past 2-3 years, who did not know and feel, that the times are changing. The paradigm shift of leadership is omnipresent, and clearly driven by advances in society, arts, literature, music – and naturally by the...


Thinkers50 Services

As part of its mission of identifying, ranking and sharing the very best in management thinking, Thinkers50 offers a variety of services to individuals and organizations.


Thinkers50 founders Stuart Crainer and Des Dearlove act as coaches and trusted advisers to thinkers and their organizations. Their advice is strategic and encompasses how best to develop a thinker’s brand and business.


Thinkers50 publishes a small number of titles that we believe are important but which do not fit the conventional publishing stereotypes and might not otherwise find a quality publisher. Thinkers50 has three decades of experience in business book publishing, as writers, editors, promoters and publishers.


Whether it be a key-note speech on the latest business ideas, a briefing on trends in business thinking, or advice on designing your next big corporate conference, at Thinkers50 we have extensive experience of engaging global audiences. We can also act as facilitators and chairs of events.

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