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Thinkers50 Podcasts

Thinkers50 Podcast: Adoption

How can adoption shape leaders? Des Dearlove and Deborah Rowland talk about her experience of growing up adopted, and how it has made her into a change leader. Listen to the podcast below. Listen on iTunes All Thinkers50... read more

Thinkers50 Podcast: Deborah Rowland and Change

In this podcast, Des Dearlove talks with Deborah Rowland, a former PepsiCo executive and author of the forthcoming book Still Moving. They discuss leading change, managing change, and how leaders can execute change effectively. From this podcast: Is... read more

Thinkers50 Podcast: Progress

In this podcast, Peter Fisk, Whitney Johnson, and Amy Edmondson discuss progress at T50 2015. Peter Fisk starts off by posing the question: What do we mean by progress in today’s world? Has it changed, or do we need to change it? From this podcast: What does... read more

Thinkers50 Podcast: Becoming a Leader

In this Thinkers50 podcast, Stuart Crainer and Des Dearlove talk about the process of becoming a leader. Most of us don’t aspire to become leaders, but we find that we’ve been appointed to a leadership position. How do people become leaders, and what does... read more

Thinkers50 Podcast: Sydney Finkelstein and Super Bosses

In this week’s Thinkers50 Podcast, Sydney Finkelstein starts off by telling us a few stories about incredible people who have led and developed great talent. The first example is Larry Ellison, of Oracle, whose top senior executives have eventually become CEOs... read more

Thinkers50 Podcast: Herminia Ibarra

In this Thinkers50 podcast, Herminia Ibarra starts to talk about how we say one thing to leaders and companies, and we say the opposite to people. The holy grail, she says, is self-awareness and self-knowledge. How do you get it? Herminia says we assume incorrectly... read more

Thinkers50 Podcast: Interview with Pankaj Ghemawat

During today’s Thinkers50 Podcast, Pankaj Ghemawat joins Des Dearlove. Pankaj Ghemawat was the youngest ever appointed professor at Harvard Business School and he is now at IESE Business School in Spain. Des asks Pankaj about his book World 3.0 and what’s... read more

Thinkers50 Podcast: Interview with Steve Radcliffe

Des Dearlove talks with guest Steve Radcliffe, who started his leadership at Griffin, then Oxford, then Proctor & Gamble. He learned a different method of leadership while working at an ad agency, which involved more relationships and engagement. His second half... read more

Thinkers50 Podcast: Four Leadership Ideas

In this Thinkers50 Podcast episode, Stuart Crainer and Des Dearlove give 4 challenges to leaders. Stuart introduces the concept of slow leadership. Leaders today are busy with full schedules, and Stuart says there’s an antidote to that. He recounts a story of... read more