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Thinkers50 RADAR 2016

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A new knowledge-sharing initiative from Thinkers50.

Sharing the wisdom and expertise of the world’s most influential management thinkers.

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What Inspires Me

What Inspires Me We asked several of our ranked and notable thinkers about what inspires them. We think you’ll be fascinated by what they told... read more

Leaders question

By Stuart Crainer and Des Dearlove The CEO of a high-tech company told us of how his wife despaired of his habit of talking to strangers when he saw how they were using technology: My wife says that I’m almost politically incorrect when I meet people, because I ask... read more

Leveraging Big Data

Although it is hard to measure data accurately, it is clear that data is growing at exponential rates around the world. The sheer volume of information will require new analytical skills and more storage capacity. One type of data that could be measured is online... read more

Rapidly Urbanizing World

The global urban population surpassed the rural one around 2009/2010. Given the recent pace of growth it is likely that by 2050 the urban population will be double that of the rural and will account for two-thirds of the world’s population. Download and read the PDF... read more

Why is Thinkers50 Important to You?

We asked several of our ranked and notable thinkers to comment on this question. Here’s what they told us.

Stuart Crainer & Des Dearlove

Founders of Thinkers50, Experts in Strategic Thinking

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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”.

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