Ed Hess is the author of Learn or Die and a host of other great books. He is professor of business administration and Batten Executive-in-Residence at the Darden Graduate School of Business. His current research focuses on innovation systems and organizational learning cultures, behaviors, and processes. In this interview, we talk about who to use science to build a leading-edge learning organization.
Joshua Wolf Shenk is a curator, essayist, and author, most recently, of Powers of Two. His magazine pieces include cover stories in Harper’s, Time, and The Atlantic, where his essay “What Makes Us Happy?” was the most read article in the history of that magazine’s website. In this interview, we discuss how the essence of innovation starts in creative pairs, not solo work.
Max McKeown is the author of The Innovation Book. Max holds a PhD and MBA with a speciality in strategic change and an MSc in Psychology. He teaches at Warwick Business School and consults with companies such as Phillips, Langham Hotels, Oracle, PWC, Microsoft, and Virgin. In this interview, we discuss how to manage ideas and execution for outstanding results.
Chris Taylor is the founder of actionablebooks.com, a training and development company that spreads actionable insights from business books in the form of summaries and workshops. In this interview, we discuss the role of culture in leading virtual teams.
Warren Berger is the author of A More Beautiful Question. He is a journalist and book author who has spent his career profiling a wide range of highly creative people and companies, sharing best practices and innovation secrets with readers. In this interview, we discuss the power of inquiry to spark breakthrough ideas.