Chief Innovation Officer, Kotter International
John Kotter is the Chief Innovation Officer at Kotter International and the author of 15 books about management and change in business. His bestseller "Leading Change," outlined an actionable, 8-step process for implementing successful transformations. In 2001, BusinessWeek magazine rated Kotter the #1 "leadership guru" in America.
If you don’t have enough people with an urgent frame of mind, it’s like putting up a tall building and you don’t put in the pilings deep enough.
I don’t read leadership books anymore.
Creating a sense of immediate need is incredibly important in galvanizing people to initiate big changes.
A dynamic business that can both adapt and take proactive steps toward change will be most successful in the new economy.
A conversation with the Harvard Business School professor