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Interviews & Ideas

Leading thinkers from academia, business, consulting, and design give us their input on a key aspect of each issue's theme.

Bringing Quantum to the People

An interview with Peter Wittek, Founding Academic Director, CDL Quantum Stream, Creative Destruction Lab

How AI Amplifies Human Competencies

A machine learning veteran describes the quest for ‘inclusive intelligence'.


Networking: What Leaders Need to Know

An interview with Rotman Professor Tiziana Casciaro on the importance of setting up pathways to facilitate network access.


How to Become a More Strategic Leader

A Facebook executive shares her definition of strategic leadership.


The Psychology of Influence

Having influence demands that you put yourself in other people's shoes.


How to Deal With 'CAVE People' — Citizens Against Virtually Everything

An expert on diversity and inclusion explains how to deal with 'CAVE people'.


Why it Pays to Break the Rules

The more frequently people experience novelty in their work, the more they will feel satisfied with and energized by their job.


Harnessing the Power of Disruption

Pursuing new business opportunities does not have to come at the expense of your legacy business.


How To Unleash Innovation

A marketing expert and author describes the approach to innovation that many large corporations are embracing.


The Big Lies of Strategy

You don’t need a 100-page strategic plan. Strategy is actually about making five specific choices.


How Top Performers Achieve More

A UC Berkeley Professor and author describes the route to greatness at work.


The Power of 'Onlyness': Questions for Nilofer Merchant

A former Apple executive and Thinkers50 'Future Thinker' describes the power of 'onlyness' in a world desperate for creative solutions.


Robo Advising 101

Rotman School Professor Eric Kirzner on the pros and cons of Robo Advisors


Structured Anticipation: How to Anticipate Strategic Threats to Survival

Faculty Focus: Sarah Kaplan + Joshua Gans, Profs. of Strategic Management, Rotman School of Management


A Third Way to Innovation

A Wharton School innovation expert describes a Third Way to innovation that opens new doors to growth.


The Politics of Inequality

Faculty Focus: Daniel Trefler, Economist, Rotman School of Management


Removing Workplace Biases with Behavioural Design

Q&A with Iris Bohnet, Harvard Kennedy School Professor


Bing Han | on our fear of the unknown

Rotman Professor Bing Han discusses our fear of the unknown in capital markets.


Eric Almquist | A twist on Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs

The head of Bain's Advanced Analytics practice describes 30 elements of value.


Claire Celerier | on finance salaries and inequality

Rotman Professor Claire Celerier discusses finance salaries and inequality.


Jesse Sostrin | on your ‘margin of power’

A leadership expert and author talks about closing the gap between managerial capacity and increasing demands.


Sarah Kaplan | on two paths to creativity

Rotman Professor Sarah Kaplan discusses creativity and enlightened brainstorming.

Marco Annunziata

Marco Annunziata | on global innovation

The Chief Economist of General Electric discusses the challenge and solution of disruptive innovation.


Daniel Debow | on his entrepreneurial journey

A serial entrepreneur in-the-making describes his passion for pushing the envelope and the opportunities that excite him most.


Nina Mažar | on harnessing 'choice architecture'

Rotman Professor Nina Mažar explains how the careful design of choice architecture can help people act on their good intentions.