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QuickThinking is a new resource for managers and leaders. This knowledge-sharing platform makes accessible the wisdom and expertise of the world’s most influential management thinkers through short, crisp videos. The QuickThinking platform launched with two major components:

BIG IDEA Video Library

We are pleased to present the BIG IDEAS of the Thinkers50 and select others in the world of management, leadership and strategy. More of these short, focused videos will be added to the video library on an ongoing basis.


Thinkers50 Video Blogs

Thinkers50 video blogs bring you succinct, targeted insights delivered personally by top management thinkers – Thinkers50-ranked experts as well as the up-and-coming thinkers on Thinkers50 Radar.



Thinkers50 proudly introduces the video blog pages from our Thinkers

Thinkers50 Community Video Blog

Thinkers50 LogoThe Thinkers50 Community Video Blog launches with two contributions from Doug Ready on his recent research in the Talent arena. In this space, we welcome individual video posts from members of the Thinkers50 community. What are YOU thinking about?


Martin Lindstrom Thinkers50 Video Blog

Martin-LindstromMartin Lindstrom is a Danish born branding expert. He pioneered the introduction of brands on the Internet (1994), using our five senses in branding (2004), introducing neuroscience in advertising (2007) and exploring the next generation of subconscious communication (2010). He regularly appears on ABC, CNN, CBS, FOX and the BBC. His books on branding have been translated into more than 50 languages and published in more than 70 countries worldwide.


Dave Ulrich Thinkers50 Video Blog

Dave UlrichDave Ulrich is the Rensis Likert Professor at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan and a partner at The RBL Group, a consulting firm focused on helping organizations and leaders deliver value. He studies how organizations build capabilities of leadership, speed, learning, accountability, and talent through leveraging human resources. He has helped generate award winning data bases that assess alignment between strategies, organization capabilities, HR practices, HR competencies, and customer and investor results.


Tammy Erickson Thinkers50 Video Blog

Tammy EricksonOver the last two years, in her role as Adjunct Professor, Organisational Behaviour, at London Business School, Tammy has designed and directs the School’s newest programme for senior executives, Leading Businesses into the Future. Based on the premise that today’s challenges require new forms of leadership, the programme focuses on the skills leaders need to build organisations capable of sustained innovation, collaboration, and engagement.


The John Baldoni Thinkers50 Video Blog

John BaldoniJohn Baldoni, chair of leadership development at N2Growth, is an internationally recognized leadership educator, executive coach and speaks throughout North America, Europe and the Middle East. John is the author of more than a dozen books, including MOXIE: The Secret to Bold and Gutsy Leadership, Lead with Purpose, Lead Your Boss, and The Leader’s Pocket Guide. John’s books have been translated into 10 languages.


The Bruce Tulgan Thinkers50 Video Blog

Bruce_Tulgan_200x200Bruce Tulgan is an adviser to business leaders all over the world and a sought-after keynote speaker and seminar leader. He is the founder and CEO of RainmakerThinking, Inc., a management research and training firm, as well as RainmakerThinking.Training, an on-line training company.


The Subir Chowdhury Thinkers50 Video Blog

Subir Chowdhury is chairman and CEO of ASI Consulting Group. Tagged “The Quality Prophet,” by Business Week, Chowdhury is author of The Power of Six Sigma: An Inspiring Tale of How Six Sigma is Transforming the Way We Work (2001), and, most recently, of The Power of LEO: The Revolutionary Process for Achieving Extraordinary Business Results (2011).


The Syd Finkelstein Thinkers50 Video Blog

Sydney Finkelstein is the Steven Roth Professor of Management, Associate Dean for Executive Education, and Faculty Director of the Leadership Center at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. Syd has published 19 books and 80 articles, including the #1 bestseller Why Smart Executives Fail. In this series of videos, Syd takes off on his regular BBC column to provide added insight on strategy, leadership, and his observations of human nature on and off the job.


The Hal Gregersen Thinkers50 Video Blog

Hal Gregersen Hal Gregersen is the Executive Director for the MIT Sloan School’s Center of Leadership. He is the coauthor (with Clay Christensen and Jeffrey Dyer) of The Innovator’s DNA: Mastering the Five Skills of Disruptive Innovators (Harvard Business Review Press, 2011), and founder of The 4-24 Project, which is committed to building the next generation of innovators. His current research, with Clay Christensen, is focused on the power of questioning and how the most successful leaders are able to identify the right question – rather than the solution – to unlock a vexing challenge.


The Don Tapscott Thinkers50 Video Blog

Don TapscottDon Tapscott is one of the world’s leading authorities on innovation, media and the social impact of technology. His current work, for which he won the Thinkers50 2013 Global Solutions Award, champions Global Solution Networks – non-state networks of companies, civil society, academics and governments achieving new forms of cooperation, social change and global public value. In these video blogs, Don will share his insights from the program with managers and future managers, identifying and explaining key issues, strategies and approaches for business to participate in new multi-stakeholder networks and contribute effectively to global prosperity and a sustainable, just future.


The Marshall Goldsmith Thinkers50 Video Blog

Marshall Goldsmith Marshall Goldsmith is one of the world’s leading executive coaches. In 50 engaging videos, Marshall will share his insights with the managers and aspiring managers of the world. His video blogs, and accompanying written blogs, will be posted once a week for the next 50 weeks. They will incorporate learning from Marshall’s 38 years of experience with top executives, as well as material from his previous research, articles, and books. His video posts will also feature material from his exciting new research on engagement and his upcoming book Triggers (to be published by Crown in 2015).

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