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Henry Mintzberg

Thinker of the Month and Winner of the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award:
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Stuart Crainer & Des Dearlove

Founders of Thinkers50, Experts in Strategic Thinking

Stuart and Des have been championing the latest management ideas for more than 25 years. As authors, their books are available in more than 20 languages and include Gravy Training, Generation Entrepreneur, What We Mean When We Talk About Leadership and the six-book Thinkers50 McGraw Hill book series. They also edited The Financial Times Handbook of Management.

They founded the communications company Suntop Media in 1999. They work as advisers, speakers and coaches to individuals and organizations intent on maximising the impact of their ideas. Stuart and Des’s work in business thought leadership led Management Today to describe them as “market makers par excellence”.

Here are all the people we’ve featured as Thinker of the Month over last 2 years. Impressive bunch!
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