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

It takes two

By Stuart Crainer and Des Dearlove Do we have unrealistic expectations of our corporate and political leaders? This was one of...

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Inspire Me

The early career women we interviewed want to work for organizations with a deep sense of purpose. They want to contribute to the world in a way that matters.

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What It Takes to Lead

What does it take to lead? What do leaders need to create trust? There are three attributes that all great leaders need: motive,...

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Stuart Crainer & Des Dearlove

Founders of Thinkers50, Champions of the Best Business Ideas

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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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