Bill Taylor has encouraged a generation of executives and company-builders to think differently about change, leadership, and the new world of work. A spirited and hard-charging entrepreneur, Bill co-founded Fast Company, easily the most influential voice on business and innovation in the last two decades. Fast Company chronicles the revolution in management and competition driven by technology, and profiles the mavericks and rule breakers who achieve outsize success by taking a different path.
In less than six years, a magazine that took shape in borrowed office space in Harvard Square sold for $340 million. In addition to writing, Bill’s passion has always been speaking - bringing audiences groundbreaking new ideas and techniques to compete, innovate, and succeed. He’s also authored three bestselling books on leadership, culture, and change. His book, "Simply Brilliant: How Great Organizations Do Ordinary Things in Extraordinary Ways," was named “Best Strategy & Leadership Book of 2016” by 800CEORead. His previous books include "Practically Radical" and "Mavericks at Work." Bill created the “Under New Management” column for The New York Times and has published numerous essays and CEO interviews in the Harvard Business Review, where he now blogs regularly.
Bill’s book, "Simply Brilliant: How Great Organizations Do Ordinary Things in Extraordinary Ways," offers a set of messages and a collection of case studies about how to unleash breakthrough creativity and cutting-edge performance in even the most competitive, hard-to-change fields. "Simply Brilliant" was named “Best Book of 2016” by Leadership Now. Wharton professor Adam Grant calls it “a fascinating look inside companies that are rewriting rules of success.” Sir Ken Robinson says it “offers transformative messages for leaders in all walks of life.” "Simply Brilliant" is a sequel of sorts to Bill’s popular book, "Practically Radical: Not-So-Crazy Ways to Transform Your Company, Shake Up Your Industry, and Challenge Yourself." Bestselling author Daniel H. Pink called "Practically Radical" “the most powerful and instructive change manual you’ll ever read.” Anne Mulcahy, former chairman and CEO of Xerox, called it “a handbook for successful transformation and a great tutorial for implementing your change agenda.”
Before "Practically Radical," Bill co-authored "Mavericks at Work: Why the Most Original Minds in Business Win." Just weeks after its release, "Mavericks" became a New York Times bestseller, a Wall Street Journal Business bestseller and a BusinessWeek bestseller.
- THE HARD WORK OF BIG CHANGE: Transforming Your Organization and Challenging Yourself
- LEADERSHIP IN AN AGE OF DISRUPTION: Don’t Let What You Know Limit What You Can Imagine
- TALENT, CULTURE, AND THE NEW WORLD OF WORK: How to Unleash and Sustain Fierce Execution and Nonstop Innovation
- NEW RULES FOR ENTREPRENEURS: Succeeding in a World Where the Smart Take from the Strong
- The Risk of Playing It Safe
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