Interview - Liz Wiseman w/ Dr. Carol Kauffman

Session Brief

In this interview with Dr. Carol Kauffman, Liz Wiseman, NYT Best-selling author of Multipliers, looks at various types of leaders and identifies two different types: Diminishers and Multipliers and what makes a great leader.


Liz Wiseman

NYT Best-Selling Author ‘Multipliers’

Liz Wiseman is a researcher and executive advisor who teaches leadership to executives around the world. She is the author of New York Times bestseller Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter, The Multiplier Effect: Tapping the Genius Inside Our Schools, and Wall Street JournalbestsellerRookie Smarts: Why Learning Beats Knowing in the New Game of Work.

She is the CEO of the Wiseman Group, a leadership research and development firm headquartered in Silicon Valley, California. Some of her recent clients include: Apple, AT&T, Disney, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Nike, Salesforce, Tesla, and Twitter. Liz has been listed on the Thinkers50 ranking and in 2019 was recognized as the top leadership thinker in the world.

She has conducted significant research in the field of leadership and collective intelligence and writes for Harvard Business Review, Fortune, and a variety of other business and leadership journals. She is a frequent guest lecturer at BYU and StanfordUniversity and is a former executive at Oracle Corporation, where she worked as the Vice President of Oracle University and as the global leader for Human Resource Development.

Dr. Carol Kauffman

Institute of Coaching, Founder & Co-Chair

Carol is known globally as one of the top leaders in the field of coaching and is an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School and a Visiting Professor at Henley Business School. She has been named the #1 Leadership coach in the world by the Marshall Goldsmith group. Thinkers 50 shortlisted her as one of the top 8 coaches for her contribution as a thought leader and coach. Her clients describe her as a lateral thinker who pushes the edges with a sense of humor and can disrupt someone out of their comfort zone. She has over 40,000 hours of client contact. Dr. Kauffman received a $2,000,000 gift to launch the Institute of Coaching, and her Leader as Coach program won Harvard’s coveted Inaugural Award for creating a Culture of Excellence in Mentoring. She publishes in academic journals and HBR and was Founding Editor in Chief of Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice. She is also a member and examiner for ABPP the American Board of Professional Psychologists.

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