Wendy Smith & Marianne Lewis: The Profound Limitations Of “Either-Or” Thinking

Leadership is full of paradoxes: Should we build close relationships with our employees or keep a suitable distance? Should we trust our staff, or keep an eye on what’s happening? Are we best to display self-confidence – or is humility a greater power? For many of us,...

Carolyn Dewar: Six Mindsets That Distinguish The Best Leaders

Being a CEO at any of the world’s largest companies is among the most challenging roles in business. Billions, and even trillions, are at stake – and the fates of tens of thousands of employees often hang in the balance. Yet, even when “can’t miss” high-achievers win...

Tiffani Bova: Salesforce’s Growth Guru Explains Why Employees Must Come First

Tiffani Bova is the global growth evangelist at Salesforce and the author of the Wall Street Journal bestselling book “GROWTH IQ: Get Smarter About the Choices that Will Make or Break Your Business.” She’s been named to the latest Thinkers50’s list of the world’s top...

Nathan And Susannah Furr: A Guide to Finding Possibility in the Unknown

Uncertainty in life is, ironically, certain. Amid a pandemic, the past two years have been no exception. None of us needs to think very hard to recall the unprecedented and sudden need we had to move employees en masse to their homes to work, the lingering fears we...

Alan Murray: Is The Shift To Stakeholder Capitalism For Real?

Alan Murray is the CEO of Fortune (Magazine) Media. He’s the former president of the Pew Research Center & the Deputy Managing Editor – & Washington Bureau Chief – of the Wall Street Journal. And, for decades, he’s had tremendous access to the world’s top...

Bo Seo: Timeless Secrets Of Effective Communication And Persuasion

When Bo Seo was 8 years old, he and his family migrated from Korea to Australia. At the time, he didn’t speak English and struggled at school. But, in the fifth grade, something happened to change his life: he discovered competitive debate. It turns out the seemingly...

David Gergen: How Great Leaders Are Made

He’s a New York Times bestselling author, a former White House advisor to four American Presidents – both Republican and Democrat – a long time senior political commentator on CNN television, and the founder of the John F. Kennedy Center for Public Leadership at...

Leonard Mlodinow: People Aren’t As Rational As We Think

We’ve all been told that thinking rationally is the key to success. But at the cutting edge of science, researchers are discovering that feeling is every bit as important as thinking. All of us make hundreds of decisions every day — including what to eat for breakfast...

Oliver Burkeman:Four Thousand Weeks: Time Management For Mortals

Most books about time management are written as guides to creating the perfect schedule or productivity method for cranking through as many items on our to-do list as we possibly can. Even when those methods work, they somehow still leave us feeling stressed &...

Roger Martin: It’s Time For Leaders To Embrace A New Way Of Thinking

Named by Forbes Magazine as one of "10 Must-Read Career & Leadership Books For 2022," Roger Martin’s A New Way To Think: Your Guide To Superior Management informs us that our collective leadership thinking must stop centering around the organization & begin...
David Gergen: How Great Leaders Are Made

David Gergen: How Great Leaders Are Made

He’s a New York Times bestselling author, a former White House advisor to four American Presidents – both Republican and Democrat – a long time senior political commentator on CNN television, and...

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Daniel Pink: The Surprising Power Of Regret

Daniel Pink: The Surprising Power Of Regret

“Regrets, I’ve had a few. But then again, too few to mention.” These famous lyrics from Frank Sinatra’s classic song, “My Way,” assert the idea that it's very easy to recover & move on from the...

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Ethan Kross: How To Tame Your Inner Critic

Ethan Kross: How To Tame Your Inner Critic

Do you have a voice in your head that operates like an inner critic & saboteur – one that undermines your success by calling you a loser or a failure, one that insists you’ll never be any good...

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Jim Loehr: Why Character Is Destiny

Jim Loehr: Why Character Is Destiny

Dr. Jim Loehr is the co-founder of Johnson & Johnson’s Human Performance institute & the author of 16 books. He’s a performance coach to some of the world’s greatest athletes including...

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David Rubenstein: “How To Lead”

David Rubenstein: “How To Lead”

As co-executive Chairman of the Carlyle Group, one of the world’s most successful private equity firms – & host of his eponymous podcast on Bloomberg – David Rubenstein has had unparalleled...

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Frances Frei: How To Build And Rebuild Trust

Frances Frei: How To Build And Rebuild Trust

In 2017, ride-sharing innovator, UBER was in serious trouble. The company was facing a lawsuit from drivers that alleged the firm had cheated them of pay. Various media reports described UBER as...

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Kim Scott: Leading With Radical Candor

Kim Scott: Leading With Radical Candor

We musn’t fool ourselves into believing that the majority of the world’s workplace managers have bought into the idea that caring deeply about people is essential to leadership success. Metrics on...

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Ashley Goodall: Nine Lies About Work

Ashley Goodall: Nine Lies About Work

In their new best-selling book, “Nine Lies About Work,” co-authors Marcus Buckingham (“First Break All The Rules”) & Cisco’s Director of Leadership, Ashley Goodall prove that many of the basic...

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Liz Fosslien: The Future Is Emotional

Liz Fosslien: The Future Is Emotional

There’s a longstanding taboo against displaying emotions in the workplace – and it’s based on the idea that we make our best business decisions when we keep feelings and intuition out of the mix....

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Daniel Coyle: Cracking “The Culture Code”

Daniel Coyle: Cracking “The Culture Code”

Podcast 005: Daniel Coyle New York Times bestselling author, Daniel Coyle spent the past four years researching the cultures at eight of the world’s most successful organizations — including the...

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Garry Ridge: The CEO Most Of Us Wish We Had

Garry Ridge: The CEO Most Of Us Wish We Had

Podcast 004: Garry Ridge For the past 20 years, Garry Ridge has been CEO of the WD-40 Company, and he’s built one of the most inspiring workplace cultures on the planet. INC. Magazine named him one...

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Tom Peters: A Leadership Legend In Rare Form

Tom Peters: A Leadership Legend In Rare Form

Podcast 003: Tom Peters Legendary leadership author, Tom Peters could easily be reclining on a New England beach these days. But he’s by no means the retiring type. Instead, he just published his...

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Jim Kouzes: A Leadership Giant!

Jim Kouzes: A Leadership Giant!

Podcast 001: Jim Kouses Thirty-years ago, Jim Kouzes and his collaborator Barry Posner wrote "The Leadership Challenge" – a book that has sold 2.5 million copies (so far) and is taught in...

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Mark C. Crowley: Glad You’ve Joined Us!

Mark C. Crowley: Glad You’ve Joined Us!

Podcast 000: Mark C. Crowley The expression "Lead From The Heart" elicits different meanings to different people, so Mark uses his first podcast to introduce himself, his vision for the show and...

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