March 10, 2015

General Stanley McChrystal with Team of Teams: New Rules of Engagement in a Complex World

A transformational leader with a remarkable record of achievement, General Stanley McChrystal (Ret.) was called “one of America’s greatest warriors” by Secretary of Defense Robert Gates. General McChrystal co-founded McChrystal Group in January 2011 to deliver innovative leadership solutions to American businesses in order to help them transform and succeed in challenging, dynamic environments. As a co-founder and partner, General McChrystal serves as an advisor to senior executives at multinational corporations.  In this role he shares and applies the best leadership […]
March 9, 2015

Elizabeth R. Thornton with THE OBJECTIVE LEADER: How to Leverage the Power of Seeing Things As They Are

Elizabeth Thornton is a professor of Management Practice at Babson Executive Education and an Adjunct Lecturer in Entrepreneurship at Babson College. Thornton has more than 15 years of corporate experience with institutions such as American Express and Bank One, as well as entrepreneurial experience with clients such as the Presidential Inaugural Committee, Clinton ’92 and the City of Boston. She has been featured in The Boston Globe and regularly blogs for The Huffington Post. She lives in Needham, Massachusetts. About THE OBJECTIVE LEADER: How to […]
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, 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 […]