In an educational climate consumed with leaving no child behind and closing achievement gaps, the education system has neglected to raise the ceiling while we’ve struggled to lift the floor. Chester Finn takes us inside America’s most selective high schools to learn how high achieving students perform. We discuss his latest book Exam Schools.
Doc Searls believes we’re entering a new era of consumerism—one in which demand will drive supply far more directly, efficiently, and compellingly than ever before. We discuss his ideas contained in his latest book The Intention Economy.
Cynthia Montgomery offers a radically new perspective on any leader’s most vital role—strategy. She defines organizational greatness in terms of a Great Leader fused with a Great Strategy. We discuss how to be the leader your organization needs from her book The Strategist.
Woody Brock argues that solutions to our current economic problems require enactment of constructive policies that allow “true” capitalism to flourish even as they incorporate social policies that help those who truly need it in his book American Gridlock.
Paul Saffo is a Stanford University professor, a futurist and a forecaster. He tells us why he believes the Summer of 2012 will be filled with unrest.
Bill Bratton is the former Los Angeles Police Chief turned consultant. We discuss reaching across boundaries in a networked world to succeed from his book Collaborate or Perish!