AMA’s Leaders to Watch in 2015

February 19, 2015

AMA leaders to watch 2015

As part of AMA’s continuing mission to provide you with the best resources and insights from the world’s best business minds, here is a list of leaders to watch in 2015:

Leaders to Watch in 2015

Tom Rath

Lolly Daskal

Jim Kouzes

Patrick Lencioni

Alexandra Levit

Larry Page & Sergey Brin

Eric Ries

Daniel Kahneman

Barry Posner

Chester Elton

Erik Qualman

Faisal Hoque

John Spence

Liz Ryan

Mark Miller

Mark Sanborn

Orrin Woodward

Lindsey Pollak

Alexander Osterwalder

Bill George

Henry Mintzberg

Ram Charan

Nilofer Merchant

Jeff Bezos

Chip & Dan Heath

Mike Myatt

John Baldoni

Liz Wiseman

John Kao

Frank Sonnenberg

Doug Conant

Barbara Kellerman

Ed Catmull

Jesse Lyn Stoner

Karin Hurt

Kevin Eikenberry

Michael Bungay-Stanier

Roger Martin

Stew Friedman

Linda A. Hill

Adrian Gostick

Connie Dieken

David Marquet

Dr. Tasha Eurich

Huggy Rao

Jason W. Womack

Michael McKinney

Randy Conley

Dave Gray

Bob Vanourek

Jeremie Kubicek

Jon Mertz

These influential business leaders have contributed to the business world in many ways, and AMA is excited at the potential contributions and innovations they will make in 2015.

We’re looking for big things from everyone on this list in the future. Some leaders made tremendous contributions to business in the past year. Check out who was named to AMA’s Top 30 Leaders in Business of 2014 list.

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    Hi Steve,
    Thanks for the comment. Stay tuned this November and we’ll have open nominations for next year.

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    I’d like to suggest that you name Joseph Grenny ( to your 2015 or 2016 Leaders to Watch. Reasons include:

    – Joseph is the coauthor of four immediate New York Times bestsellers with more than three million copies in print: Crucial Conversations, Crucial Accountability, Influencer, and Change Anything.
    – For thirty years, Joseph has conducted and written numerous social science and leadership research studies—with the goal to help leaders and organizations achieve new levels of performance.
    – Joseph focuses on human behavior—the underlying written and unwritten rules that shape what employees do every day — and has contributed regularly to BusinessWeek, Forbes, and the Harvard Business Review blog. He has appeared on The Today Show, CNN, Bloomberg, and Fox Business News; and been cited in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Huffington Post, Fast Company and many others.
    – Joseph’s work has been translated into 28 languages, is available in 36 countries, and has generated results for 300 of the Fortune 500.
    – Joseph is an extremely dynamic and popular keynote speaker. For thirty years, Joseph has delivered engaging keynotes at major conferences and has shared the stage with such speakers as General Colin Powell, Jack Welch, Jim Collins, Daniel Pink, Patrick Lencioni, and Brené Brown at some of the world’s premier leadership conferences and organizations including: HSM World Business Forum, Willow Creek Global Leadership Summit, American Society of Training and Development, American Bankers Association, and many more.
    – Joseph regularly receives the highest rated feedback from the audience vs. all other speakers.
    – His stock is only rising.

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