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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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Looking for Common Ground

In this week’s blog, Chris Cuomo of CNN’s Cuomo Prime Time shares with us about his deep commitment to finding common ground in an environment where it is often a very difficult thing to do. Accompanying Written Blog Marshall’s Complete Video...


Why Passion Isn’t Enough

Entrepreneurs typically have a lot of passion about their products – it’s a requirement of the job. But it’s equally important to practice detachment from time to time. Find out what customers are looking for rather than...


The power of judgement

The power of judgement

What marks the great business leaders apart is not their capacity for hard work. Virtually all work insanely long hours. Nor is it their intelligence. Most CEOs are smart people. Nor is it good fortune. In life and business luck tends to even out...


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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