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August 19, 2014

Featured Author: Thomas Menino with Mayor for a New America

The Honorable Thomas M. Menino was the longest-serving mayor in Boston’s history. During his five-term administration, he forged partnerships to revitalize neighborhoods, reinvigorated the Boston Public Schools, and strengthened the economy through workforce investments and significant urban development initiatives. He was heralded as the “urban mechanic”, renowned for his commitment to the exceptional delivery of basic city services and technological innovation. A national leader on urban issues, he brought Boston to the forefront in sustainability and environmental awareness. In January […]
August 18, 2014

Featured Author – Paul Roehrig with Code Halos: How the Digital Lives of People, Things, and Organizations Are Changing the Rules of Business

Based in Washington, DC, Paul Roehrig is Global Managing Director of Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work. He is a co-author of Code Halos with Malcom Frank and Ben Pring. Prior to joining Cognizant, Paul was a Principal Analyst at Forrester Research, where he researched and advised senior leadership on a broad range of topics, including sourcing strategy, trends, and best practices. In 2008 Paul was named one of the top services analysts globally by the Institute of Industry Analyst Relations. He is also a […]
August 12, 2014

Featured Author – Steven Johnson with How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World

Steven Johnson is the author of the bestsellers Where Good Ideas Come From, The Invention of Air, The Ghost Map, Everything Bad Is Good for You, Mind Wide Open, Emergence, and Interface Culture, and is the editor of the anthology The Innovator’s Cookbook. He is the founder of a variety of influential websites and writes for Time, Wired, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal. Johnson lives in Marin County, California, with his wife and three sons. About […]
August 3, 2014

Featured Author: Scott Eblin with Overworked and Overwhelmed: The Mindfulness Alternative

As an executive coach, speaker and author, Scott Eblin helps next level leaders learn what to pick up and let go of to get game changing results. Featured on ABC News and in Investor’s Business Daily and Harvard Management Update, Scott is a former Fortune 500 executive, with a leadership development client list that includes some of the world’s best known private and public sector organizations.  He is the author of The Next Level: What Insiders Know About Executive Success which Business Book Review calls a “fascinating […]
August 3, 2014

Featured Author: Paul Taylor with The Next America: Boomers, Millennials, and the Looming Generational Showdown

Paul Taylor is a senior fellow at the Pew Research Center. He is the author of The Next America, a new book examining generations and the country’s changing demographics. Taylor previously served as the center’s executive vice president, where he oversaw demographic, social and generational research. From 1996 through 2003, he served as president and board chairman of the Alliance for Better Campaigns. Before that, he was a newspaper reporter for 25 years, the last 14 at the Washington Post, where […]
July 30, 2014

Featured Author: Mathew Burrows with The Future, Declassified: Megatrends That Will Undo the World Unless We Take Action

Mathew Burrows is the director of the Atlantic Council’s Strategic Foresight Initiative. He has served as the National Intelligence Council’s counselor and director of analysis and production for the last decade. He served as the intelligence advisor to Richard Holbrooke when he was the US Ambassador to the UN. After 9/11, he became deputy national security advisor to US Treasury Secretary Paul O’Neill. He lives in Washington, DC. About The Future, Declassified: Megatrends That Will Undo the World Unless We […]
July 24, 2014

Featured Author: Kip Tindell with Uncontainable: How Passion, Commitment, and Conscious Capitalism Built a Business Where Everyone Thrives

Kip Tindell is currently Chairman & CEO of The Container Store. He was presented with Ernst & Young’s prestigious Entrepreneur of the Year award in 1991 and is a recipient of the National Retail Federation’s 1998 Innovator of the Year Award. In 2006, along with wife Sharon Tindell (Chief Merchandising Officer) and Garrett Boone (Chairman Emeritus), Tindell was inducted into the Retailing Hall of Fame and he is a 2009 Junior Achievement of Dallas Business Hall of Fame inductee. Most […]
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