Leadership

The Little-Known Secret to Nurturing Your Highest Potentials

Stanford Professor Jeffrey Pfeffer’s new book offers transformational advice: power and influence are learnable skills…

Think Digital Transformation is About Technology? Think Again

In a series of MIT Sloan Management Review articles, "Leading Digital" author George Westerman explains…

What Leaders Can Learn From the World’s Most Successful Investors

In his new book, “Richer, Wiser, Happier,” bestselling author William Green reveals how iconic figures…

Shifting to a Digital Culture? Make Sure It’s Human Centered

Renowned digital transformation strategist and future of work expert David De Cremer guides firms through…

Renewal Is for Leaders, Organizations and Countries

In her new book, New America CEO Anne-Marie Slaughter draws on her own leadership journey…

There’s a Payoff to Investing in Your High Potentials

A systematic approach to identifying and nurturing in-house talent allows you to fill top jobs…

To Earn Customer and Employee Loyalty, Proactively Cultivate Trust

Harvard Business School Professor Sandra J. Sucher’s new book is the executive’s essential guide to…

The Good News About Trust: You Can Cultivate It

Co-authors of the new book “The Power of Trust” advise leaders on ways to proactively…

Leadership Must Change as Employees Return to the Office

MIT’s Hal Gregersen says the best way to manage transition is to help employees adapt…

Going Back Better Means Going Back Digital

George Westerman, MIT’s pioneering digital transformation strategist, is helping leaders drive competitive advantage through technology.

Redefine Workplace Wellness for Remote and Hybrid Employees

To keep employees healthy and productive in the new world of work, leaders must adopt…

How to Cultivate Trust Among Remote Workers

With WFH our new normal, INSEAD's Professor Mark Mortensen helps organizations strengthen communication and productivity…

Trust is Broken. Here’s How to Rebuild.

In an era of mistrust, three renowned thought leaders share insights on how to cultivate…

How to Cultivate Winning Teams

Tommy Amaker, Harvard’s winningest basketball coach, offers organizational leaders a powerful playbook for upping their…

Responsible Growth Is Not Just a Trend – It’s Critical to Long-term Success

HBS Professor George Serafeim, the world’s foremost expert on ESG issues, offers a unique opportunity…

Promoting Psychological Safety in the Workplace is Essential

Jennifer Petriglieri helps leaders leverage behavioral psychology and group dynamics to foster innovative, productive, inclusive…

Top Experts Help Firms Prepare for Unpredictable Future

To rebuild economies, decision makers in every sector must address issues around global trade, leadership…

Beyond the Election: Renewing Our Country’s Original Promises

As CEO of New America, renowned thought leader Anne-Marie Slaughter says a system overhaul requires…

The Leader’s Guide to Innovating Through Unpredictable Times

Harvard Business School Professor Linda Hill’s time-tested frameworks enable continuous innovation and build agile and…

A Better Model for WFH Parents

Parents looking for better ways to manage work-from-home life will find Stew Friedman’s “Parents Who…

This is What Successful Leadership in the Virtual Workplace Looks Like

INSEAD Professor Mark Mortensen, a global authority on remote work and new forms of work,…

Here’s How to Increase Productivity Among Working Parents

Got kids? In his new book, Stew Friedman shares a proven model that shows parents…

These Inspirational Women Are Redesigning the Business World

Elevating women at work isn’t courageous, it’s smart for business. Meet the experts fueling change.

Are You a Bezos or a Musk? Master the Different Styles of Innovative Leadership

Jeff Dyer’s analysis of two of the world’s most prominent billionaires offers contrasting lessons for…

The Wuhan Coronavirus: What Your Organization Needs to Know and Do Now

As the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak moves closer to home, Dr. Larry Brilliant – expert on…

Learning for a Living: The Brave New World of Leadership

The future of work demands we learn more—at work. INSEAD’s Gianpiero Petriglieri helps leaders make…

Leaders, It’s Time to Think Outside the Building

Rosabeth Moss Kanter believes the greatest future breakthroughs will come from an unconventional mindset and…

Vision 2020: 9 Leadership Lessons for an Unpredictable Future

These Stern Speakers offer inspiring insights and actionable advice for leading your organization into the…

How to Build a Culture of Workplace Learning

Future of work and learning expert Kelly Palmer shows businesses how to better train employees…

How Big Companies Can Innovate Like Startups with Gary Pisano

On episode 23 of the Minds Worth Meeting podcast, Harvard’s Gary Pisano argues that big…

#WomenAtWork: How to Change the Narrative with Kimberly Ramalho

To get a seat at the table, women need to have confidence in themselves and…

4 Women Changing the Way We Think About Innovation

Stern Speakers’ roster includes women who address innovation – from building dynamic companies to reforming…

6 Essential Business Books for 2019

Our clients aren’t just in the news. They are the news.

Want to Lead? You Need to Read! 4 Books to Gift This Holiday Season

2018 was a rollercoaster ride for business. These four books are sure to put your…

Practical Ways to Overcome the Barriers of Transformation

What are the biggest obstacles to driving your company’s transformation? Too often, leaders think of…

Big Companies Can Master Innovation. Here’s How.

What is the biggest obstacle to large companies innovating and disrupting their industries? It may…

This Is How Thousands of People Hacked Work/Life Success

The common assumption about success is that it requires choosing between one’s career and personal…

How to Win Power and Influence in Our Chaotic, Connected Age

In the bestselling book “New Power,” Jeremy Heimans and Henry Timms offer a remarkable new…

How to Unlock the Power of Innovative Inquiry

In a new book, leadership expert Hal Gregersen reveals how asking better questions will solve…

3 Workshops That Will Make You a More Effective Leader

Leadership is an all-encompassing challenge. These sessions will help turn problems into opportunities for personal…

How to Put Storytelling at the Heart of Your Marketing Strategy

Animator and professional storyteller Andrew Gordon argues a culture of creativity is what distinguishes powerful,…

How to Embrace the Challenge of Change – And Build a Growth Company

NEW to Stern: Dunkin’ Brands CEO Nigel Travis challenges convention in an endlessly disruptive international…

How Do Successful CEOs Spend Their Time?

In a Harvard Business Review article, Michael E. Porter and Nitin Nohria reveal how executive…

How to Be the World’s Most Innovative Leader

In Forbes, Jeff Dyer and Hal Gregersen look beyond company structure to get at the…

Can Zuckerberg Rescue Facebook…And Our Privacy?

Jonathan Zittrain explains how Facebook can recover public trust and build a new model of…

The Right Way for Entrepreneurial Leaders to Cultivate Harmony Between Work and Life

Stew Friedman offers a practical framework to bring harmony to your busy life and improve…

Questions (Not Answers) Are The Key To Innovation

In a society that seeks answers to problems, Hal Gregersen reveals the creative power of…

Minds Worth Meeting Episode 13: How Problem-Led Leadership is Changing the World with Hal Gregersen

Minds Worth Meeting converses with leadership expert and MIT professor Hal Gregersen, who discusses problem-led…

Making Economic Growth More Inclusive

The breakneck pace of development, particularly in technology, fuels growth and prosperity around the world.…

Wait, What? The Essential Questions for Joy & Wisdom

Most of us spend our entire life looking for the right answers – from the…

Driving Growth Through Scale-up Ecosystems

Can you kick-start the economic growth of an entire region? It depends. How many billions…

Are You Quiet Enough? Lessons for Leaders

Hal Gregersen, executive director of the MIT Leadership Center, has spent more than a decade…

Escape the Bubble: Be Wrong, Be Uncomfortable, and Be Quiet

As a leader, how insulated are you? CEOs and other leaders can easily slip inside…

Why the Best Leaders Are Habitually Wrong

Leaders are expected to have all the right answers. But getting those answers means asking…

The Moral Imperative of Modern Leadership

We are living in a “moment of crisis for global capitalism,” Fortune Magazine Editor Alan…

Negotiation Mastery: Unlocking Value in the Real World

Negotiation is an essential part of everyday life; in business, it’s critical to success. Michael…

Make Sure Your Seasonal Employees Are a Holiday Bright Spot

The holiday rush is no reason to stop innovating. Thomas A. Stewart and Patricia O’Connell…

What Will a Trump Presidency Look Like?

Two Harvard Business School professors apply their expertise to read the transition of candidacy to…

Join Forces to Jump-start Innovation

Have some sticky problems you can’t seem to work out internally? Try working with your…

The Meaning of Compassion: Lessons from Larry Brilliant

Larry Brilliant speaks about how compassion can motivate us to build a better world, cure…

How To Solve Your Work-Family Conflict with Conversation

Is family a source of career conflict for you? Stew Friedman, the world’s leading work/life…

Why Balance is the Wrong Metaphor for Work and Life

We all talk about it. Most of us aspire to it; few of us, if…

Next in Line: The Art and Science of Succession

In the life of any organization, few events are as critical, visible or stressful as…

Do You Understand the Difference Between Leadership and Authority?

The world is in the throes of perpetual and permanent crisis – political, financial, ethical,…

New Leaders Wanted: How to Fix the Broken Leadership Model

The leadership model is broken – and an entire generation of potential leaders is on…

Stop Paying the Price of Wall Street’s Power

There is no shortage of criticism for the financial sector, particularly in the incessant wake…

To Inspire Your Employees, Set Them Free

Advances in technology grant individuals more freedom than ever, yet businesses continue to take it…

The Intersection of Big Data and Leadership: Lessons from Sir Terry Leahy, Tesco’s Former CEO

Big Data is not a buzzword or a fad. It’s a movement and a business…

Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address, 150 Years Later: Minimal in Word, Monumental in Impact

In July 1863, our nation suffered its bloodiest moment. The Battle of Gettysburg killed, captured…

Your Global Growth Strategy is Missing Something: Global Leadership.

Positioning your business to successfully compete in the international marketplace requires a smart, forward-thinking and…

Leading in Today’s Turbulent Times? Find Your Stronger, Better Self

Turbulence is the world’s new normal. No longer should we continue contemplating, “What does it…

Power Struggle: Leaders Need More Moral Authority, Says Dov Seidman

The title of CEO does not make a true leader. After all, there is an…