She is the President of the Wiseman Group, a leadership research and development firm headquartered in Silicon Valley, California. Some of her recent clients include: Apple, Dubai Bank, Nike, PayPal, Salesforce.com and Twitter.
Liz is the author of several books including The Multiplier Effect: Tapping the Genius Inside Our Schools and Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter, a Wall Street Journal bestseller and the book featured in episode 30 of the podcast when Liz made her first appearance here.
She has conducted significant research in the field of leadership and collective intelligence and writes for Harvard Business Review and a variety of other business and leadership journals.
A former executive at Oracle Corporation, she worked over the course of 17 years as the Vice President of Oracle University and as the global leader for Human Resource Development.
Liz’s new book is Rookie Smarts: Why Learning Beats Knowing in the New Game of Work.
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In today’s episode, Liz will share:
- The surprising observations that came out of her extensive research
- Why inexperience is not only an advantage but is desperately needed in today’s world of work
- The four, distinct modes of the Rookie Smarts mindset
- And much more!
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The Rookie Smarts Book Trailer
Liz Wiseman’s Book
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Books Liz Recommends
The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
A More Beautiful Question by Warren Berger
Creativity Inc by Ed Catmull
Simplify by Bill Hybels
Liz Wiseman Resources
The best place to find out more about Liz is at her company website and blog.
Follow Liz on Twitter…@LizWiseman.
Liz Wiseman’s First Appearance on RTLP
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