Sharon welcomes Rita McGrath to Stories & Heart. Rita is a Professor at Columbia Business School and a globally recognized expert on strategy in uncertain and volatile environments. Rita is also the best-selling author of The End of Competitive Advantage and Seeing Around Corners. In part one, Rita shares how her family inspired her intellectual curiosity, and how she helps companies achieve strategic agility by seeing around corners.
About Rita McGrath: Rita is a best-selling author, a sought-after advisor and speaker, and a longtime professor at Columbia Business School. Rita is one of the world’s top experts on strategy and innovation and is consistently ranked among the top 10 management thinkers in the world, including the #1 award for strategy by Thinkers50. McGrath’s recent book on strategic inflection points is Seeing Around Corners: How to Spot Inflection Points in Business Before They Happen (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019). Rita is the author of four other books, including the best-selling The End of Competitive Advantage (Harvard Business Review Press, 2013). Follow Rita on Twitter, rgmcgrath. For more information, visit RitaMcGrath.com.