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…

Managing the Impact of Geopolitical Shocks on Your Business

These world-renowned strategists and scholars can help you navigate the choppy waters caused by a…

Think Digital Transformation is About Technology? Think Again

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

10 Stern Clients Land on the 2021 Thinkers50 List Including the World’s #1 Management Thinker Amy Edmondson

We couldn’t be prouder to represent these transformative thinkers whose work continues to positively impact…

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…

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…

Why Investing in Employee Mental Health Makes Sense

Renowned authorities outline ways organizations can support the mental health of their workforce – and…

Exponentially Scale Business with an AI-Centered Operating Model

Harvard Business School Professor Karim Lakhani’s live case study shows how an AI-enabled operating model…

How to Cultivate Winning Teams

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

Promoting Psychological Safety in the Workplace is Essential

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

Optimize Virtual Teamwork with Tools That Ensure Everyone Has a Voice

Building psychological safety in virtual teams takes effort and strategy, says advisor Amy Edmondson, author…

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…

Summer Reads: New Books to Spark Business and Your Imagination

These fascinating perspectives from today’s most innovative thinkers are brimming with ideas for business 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…

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…

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…

10 Stern Experts Nominated for Thinkers50 Award

Transform your business strategy with the work of these exceptional thought leaders.

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…

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…

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…

Your Tech Strategy May Be Asking the Wrong Questions About AI

Hal Gregersen shows how emerging technology can not only solve problems but prompt new questions…

6 Essential Books to Read This Fall

To transform business and society, update your library with this list of thought leaders’ published…

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…

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 14: Innovation in Management Accounting Is Not an Oxymoron with Jeff Thomson

Jeff Thomson, CEO of IMA, talks to Minds Worth Meeting about innovation, certification and the…

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…

To Be a Better CEO, Get Comfortable with the Uncomfortable

Innovation guru Hal Gregersen has interviewed more than 200 CEOs across industries and from around…

Innovation in the 21st Century

Companies struggle with innovation, and Greg Bernarda believes he knows why. They’re still operating in…

Wait, What? The Essential Questions for Joy & Wisdom

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

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…

What Will a Trump Presidency Look Like?

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

Finding Balance: How Top Performers Succeed In and Out of the Office

Are you living according to your values? Do you wish you had a better balance…

What Photography Can Teach You About Innovation

“We don’t often think of leaders as artisans, but like good craftspeople, good leaders go…

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…

What It Means to Lead in a Crazy World

It’s pretty much fact: the world around us is volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous. These…

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…

What Great Service Leaders Know and Do

It’s a service-driven world. The vast majority of the global workforce provides services. We rely…

Rosabeth Moss Kanter Interviewed by Jon Stewart on “The Daily Show”

As the U.S. infrastructure crisis reaches a fever pitch in news coverage, public opinion and…

Leading Your Team into the Unknown

Innovation is a top priority for enterprises around the world. The quickening pace of technological…

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…

Tammy Erickson on Generations at Work: Take a Harder Look at Ourselves

Gen Xers are moving into corner offices. Boomers are seeking ‘encore careers’ to extend their…

Rosabeth Moss Kanter Blazes New Path for Social Business and Innovation

Sure, every single business and sector is being disrupted. But where will we find the…

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…