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February 24, 2014

Featured Author: Frank J. Pietrucha with Supercommunicator: Explaining the Complicated So Anyone Can Understand

Frank J. Pietrucha, author, speaker and consultant, understands the importance of communicating the complicated.  He’s helped clients explain their hard-to-grasp ideas… turning concepts that baffle into comprehensible ideas bosses, regulators and investors embrace. He works with engineers, scientists, economists, lawyers and other smart people helping them mold their ideas into something non-specialists can comprehend. He’s been “translating” on behalf of the technology elite for over 20 years. Pietrucha realized his talent for making complex topics easier to understand when organizing […]
February 21, 2014

Featured Author: Eswar Prasad with The Dollar Trap: How the U.S. Dollar Tightened Its Grip on Global Finance

Eswar Prasad is the Tolani Senior Professor of Trade Policy at Cornell University. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, where he holds the New Century Chair in International Economics, and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He was previously chief of the Financial Studies Division in the International Monetary Fund’s Research Department and, before that, was the head of the IMF’s China Division. Prasad has testified before various U.S. Congressional committees, including […]
February 21, 2014

Featured Author: Zeynep Ton with The Good Jobs Strategy: How the Smartest Companies Invest in Employees to Lower Costs and Boost Profits

Zeynep Ton is an adjunct associate profes­sor at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Previously, she was on the faculty of the Har­vard Business School. Ton received numerous awards for teaching excellence at both schools. Her work has been featured widely in the media, including The Atlantic, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, Bloomberg TV, and MSNBC. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts with her husband and four children. About The Good Jobs Strategy: How the Smartest Companies Invest in Employees […]
February 20, 2014

Featured Author: David Finkel with Thank You for Your Service

David Finkel is a staff writer for The Washington Post and is also the leader of the Post’s national reporting team. He won the Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting in 2006 for a series of stories about U.S.-funded democracy efforts in Yemen. About Thank You for Your Service From a MacArthur Fellow and the author of The Good Soldiers, a profound look at life after war One of Publishers Weekly’s Best Nonfiction Books of 2013 One of The Washington Post’s […]
February 12, 2014

Featured Author: Lisa Kay Solomon with Moments of Impact: How to Design Strategic Conversations That Accelerate Change

Lisa Kay Solomon teaches innovation at the groundbreaking MBA in Design Strategy program at San Francisco’s California College of the Arts. A frequent public speaker and guest lecturer, she lives with her husband and two daughters in the San Francisco Bay Area. About Moments of Impact: How to Design Strategic Conversations That Accelerate Change In our fast-changing world, leaders are increasingly confronted by messy, multifaceted challenges that require collaboration to resolve. But the standard methods for tackling these challenges—meetings packed with […]
February 11, 2014

Featured Author: Arianna Huffington with Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder

Arianna Huffington is the cofounder, president, and editor in chief of the Huffington Post Media Group, one of the world’s most influential news and information brands. She is the author of fourteen books, including Third World America and On Becoming Fearless, and the mother of two daughters. About Thrive:  The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder In Thrive, Arianna Huffington makes an impassioned and compelling case for the need to redefine what it means to […]
January 22, 2014

Featured Author: Warren Berger with A More Beautiful Question: The Power of Inquiry to Spark Breakthrough Ideas

Warren Berger has studied hundreds of the world’s leading innovators, entrepreneurs, and creative thinkers to learn how they ask questions, generate original ideas, and solve problems. His writing and research on questioning and innovation has appeared in Fast Company, Harvard Business Review, and Wired. He is the author of the internationally acclaimed book Glimmer, an in-depth analysis of creative thinking that was named one of Business Week’s “Best Innovation & Design Books of the Year.” Berger has appeared on NBC’s […]
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