Build an A-Team: Play to Their Strengths and Lead Them Up the Learning Curve

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Harvard Business Review Press
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5.7 X 0.9 X 8.3 inches | 0.7 pounds
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About the Author
Whitney Johnson is the CEO of Disruption Advisors, a tech-enabled talent development company, and an expert on smart growth leadership: growing your people to grow your company. Thinkers50 ranked her among the top ten management thinkers in the world in 2021, and in 2020 she was a Top Voice on LinkedIn, where she has 1.8 million followers. Johnson is an award-winning author, world-class keynote speaker, frequent lecturer for Harvard Business Publishing's Corporate Learning division, and an award-winning executive coach and adviser to CEOs. She is the author of several bestselling books, including Disrupt Yourself and Build an A-Team, and hosts the weekly Disrupt Yourself podcast. You can reach her at [email protected].

Advance Praise for Build an A-Team

Marshall Goldsmith, executive coach; New York Times-bestselling author, Triggers and What Got You Here Won't Get You There--
"If you want to be a leader who gets hired, and a boss people love to work for, Build an A-Team is a must-read."

Clayton Christensen, Kim B. Clark Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School; New York Times-bestselling author, The Innovator's Dilemma--
"Management, when practiced well, is a noble profession. Build an A-Team is an important book for managers who desire to help their team members learn, grow, and realize their potential."

Aicha Evans, Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, Intel--
"Build an A-Team drives the point home that success is rooted in spending the time to build and nurture learning teams. That's the role of the best leaders today."

Raju Narisetti, CEO, Gizmodo Media Group--
"Illustrated by dozens of real-life examples, Build an A-Team is an essential guide for managers."

Maureen Chiquet, former Global CEO, Chanel; author, Beyond the Label--
"Whitney's keen observations and case studies make a thoughtful and timely guide to help both managers and employees contribute to a thriving and innovative culture."

Alissa Johnson, Chief Information Security Officer, Xerox--
"In a time when the skills gaps are rising and technology is always changing, read Johnson's Build an A-Team to learn how to build a highly productive team and keep it."

Alan Mulally, former President and CEO, Ford Motor Company; former CEO, Boeing Commercial Airplanes; and Director, Google and Carbon 3D--
"Whitney Johnson delivers an insightful book, providing strategies every leader can use to build high-performing teams."