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Announcing the launch of Thinkers50 Europe
A groundbreaking new partnership with the city of Odense in Denmark

Thinkers of the Month: Lauren Noël and Christie Hunter Arscott

Lauren’s work focuses on engaging, advancing and inspiring women in the first decade of their careers. Christie is an internationally recognized millennial expert on gender and generational strategies, most recently involved in the development and launch of QUEST.

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Niraj Dawar talks about markets and branding.


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A new knowledge-sharing initiative from Thinkers50.

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

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Unleash Me

Unleash Me I want to lead initiatives, have my voice heard, experiment, and use my entrepreneurial flair. By Lauren Noël and Christie Hunter Arscott The next generation women leaders we interviewed are deeply engaged by leading initiatives, taking ownership over...

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Thinkers50 Podcast: Niraj Dawar’s Tilt

In this Thinkers50 Podcast, Niraj Dawar talks about his book Tilt: Shifting Your Strategy from Products to Customers. Since the Industrial Revolution, we’ve been focused on building better products and bigger factories. However, that is changing due to three...

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It takes two

Do we have unrealistic expectations of our corporate and political leaders? This was one of the questions we asked Harvard Business School’s Rosabeth Moss Kanter when we spoke. Her answer was illuminating. ‘Yes. If the expectation is that a single leader can do it all...

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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”.

Thinkers50 hosts the extraordinary video blog series from @coachgoldsmith Wisely practical in a nutshell
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Really understanding millennial women. Great research by Lauren Noel & @CHunterArscott our Thinkers of the Month
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Innovation Lessons from the Troublesome Start of AIRBNB
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