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February 27, 2015

Juan Enriquez with Evolving Ourselves: How Unnatural Selection and Nonrandom Mutation Are Changing Life On Earth

Juan Enriquez is the director of the Life Sciences Project at Harvard Business School, where he is building an interdisciplinary center focusing on how business will change as a result of the life sciences revolution. His article in “Harvard Business Review,” “Transforming Life, Transforming Business,” received a McKinsey Award, which recognizes the best articles published each year in “HBR,” Juan Enriquez has also published articles in “Foreign Policy,” “Science,” and “Trends in Biotechnology” and written op-eds for the “New York […]
February 27, 2015

Michael Chwe with JANE AUSTEN, GAME THEORIST

Michael Chwe, author of Jane Austen, Game Theorist, is professor of political science at UCLA. He lives in Santa Monica and has two children, a son attending Swarthmore College and a daughter attending Santa Monica High School. His wife, Namhee Lee, is also on the UCLA faculty. Michael received his doctorate in economics at Northwestern University and his bachelor’s at Caltech. He has previously been on the faculty of the University of Chicago (economics) and New York University (political science). His research centers on game theory and its applications to social movements, voting […]
February 15, 2015

Herminia Ibarra with Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader

Recent article by Herminia Ibarra: How to Revive a Tired Network Herminia Ibarra is the Cora Chaired Professor of Leadership and Learning and Professor of Organisational Behaviour at INSEAD. Prior to joining INSEAD she served on the Harvard Business School faculty for thirteen years. She is Vice-Chair of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Women’s Empowerment and Chairs the Visiting Committee of the Harvard Business School. Thinkers50 ranked Ibarra #9 among the most influential business gurus in the […]
February 14, 2015

Judy Robinett with How to Be a Power Connector: The 5+50+100 Rule for Turning Your Business Network Into Profits

Judy Robinett is the author of How to Be a Power Connector: The 5+50+150 Rule, a book that provides instant, effective strategies for meeting the people you need to know and bonding with them fast to further your goals and theirs. Robinett is a business thought leader who is known as “the woman with the titanium digital Rolodex.” She has been profiled in Fast Company, Forbes, Venture Beat, Huffington Post, and Bloomberg Businessweek as a sterling example of the new breed of “super connectors” who use their experience and […]
February 9, 2015

Featured Author – Stephen Platt with Criminal Capital: How the Finance Industry Facilitates Crime

Stephen Platt is a highly respected practitioner of financial crime prevention and the conduct of related regulatory investigations. He is an English Barrister and an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University in Washington D.C. Over the past 20 years he has been engaged in several high profile matters involving money laundering, corrupt public officials, drug trafficking, terrorism, piracy, proliferation, sanctions, and fraud. Stephen has trained several national and supranational law enforcement and regulatory agencies. He was co-opted by the World Bank […]
January 23, 2015

Featured Author – Michio Kaku with The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind

Michio Kaku is a professor of physics at the City University of New York, cofounder of string field theory, and the author of several widely acclaimed science books, including Hyperspace, Beyond Einstein, Physics of the Impossible, and Physics of the Future. He is the science correspondent for CBS’s This Morning and host of the radio programs Science Fantastic and Explorations in Science. About The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind The New York Times best-selling author of Hyperspace, Physics of the Impossible, and Physics of […]
January 22, 2015

Featured Author – Gretchen Rubin with Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives

Gretchen Rubin is one of the most thought-provoking and influential writers on the linked subjects of habits, happiness, and human nature. She’s the author of many books, including the blockbuster New York Times bestsellers, Happier at Home and The Happiness Project. Rubin has an enormous following, in print and online; her books have sold more than a million copies worldwide, in more than thirty languages, and on her popular daily blog, gretchenrubin.com, she reports on her adventures in pursuit of […]
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