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Thinker of the Month: Amy Edmondson

Amy C. Edmondson is the Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management at the Harvard Business School, a chair established to support the study of human interactions that lead to the creation of successful enterprises that contribute to the betterment of society. Edmondson teaches and writes on leadership, teams and organizational learning.

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Stew Friedman interviews Maurice Schweitzer on Friend and Foe.


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Introducing 30 Thinkers of Today Who Will Shape Tomorrow

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John Baldoni | Before you start making changes…


A new knowledge-sharing initiative from Thinkers50.

Sharing the wisdom and expertise of the world’s most influential management thinkers.

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Men and the Gender Revolution at Work and Home

Work and Life is a radio program hosted by Stew Friedman, director of the Wharton Work/Life Integration Project, on Sirius XM’s Channel 111, Business Radio Powered by Wharton. Every Tuesday at 7 pm EST, Stew speaks with everyday people and the world’s leading experts... read more

Before you start making changes…

If your organization needs to improve, inevitably some change is needed. However, there are five important questions that should be asked to evaluate the situation before beginning any change process. John Baldoni offers up these five questions in his video blog.... read more

Employee Engagement

When companies want to motivate their employees to become more productive, they look towards employee engagement as a solution. Can the process of engaging employees be done differently? What is the fundamental flaw in employee engagement? Marshall Goldsmith talks... read more

Helping Your Boss Monitor Your Performance

How can millennials get more feedback on their work? Instead of relying on their manager to keep tabs on them, they can actually help the process! Bruce Tulgan talks about several ways millennials can help their boss monitor their performance so they are able to stay... read more

Stuart Crainer & Des Dearlove

Founders of Thinkers50, Experts in Strategic Thinking

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Stuart and Des have been championing the latest management ideas for more than 25 years.

As authors, their books are available in more than 20 languages and include Gravy Training, Generation Entrepreneur, What We Mean When We Talk About Leadership and the six-book Thinkers50 McGraw Hill book series. They also edited The Financial Times Handbook of Management.

They founded the communications company Suntop Media in 1999. They work as advisers, speakers and coaches to individuals and organizations intent on maximising the impact of their ideas. Stuart and Des’s work in business thought leadership led Management Today to describe them as “market makers par excellence”.

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‘My choice in everything is to say nothing and go do it.’ Lou Gerstner
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