Developing Talent from Within: Insights from Liz Wiseman (Part Two)

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In the second part of their discussion, Liz shares her perspective on the role of humor in effective leadership. She explains why not taking oneself too seriously and maintaining a sense of lightheartedness can build rapport and relatability with employees. They also dive into Liz’s book, Impact Players. She describes the process she went through to identify and study the impact players featured in the book. Liz gives behind-the-scenes insights into what sets top impact players apart and how she gained access to observe and interview them for her groundbreaking research.

About Liz Wiseman: Liz is a researcher and executive advisor who teaches leadership to executives around the world. She is the author of The New York Times bestseller Multipliers, The Multiplier Effect and Wall Street Journal bestsellers Rookie Smarts and Impact Players.

Liz 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, Google, Meta, Microsoft, Nike, Salesforce, Tesla, and X. She writes for Harvard Business Review, Fortune and a variety of other business and leadership journals. Liz has received the top achievement award for leadership from Thinkers50 and has been consistently named one of the world’s top 50 management thinkers.