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Join Marshall Goldsmith as he dissects key articles from the pages of BusinessWeek and discusses some of the trends and key drivers in today’s business environment. And you'll gain insights from our special guest, Ford Motor Company President and Chief Executive Officer, Alan Mulally.

This webcast provides you with a sneak peek of  BusinessWeek’s Personal EDGE—an innovative leadership development tool that transforms insight from the magazine into action. Personal EDGE empowers you through both print and online components to increase your engagement and add depth to your current role.

Covering six key learning points (Leadership and Management Skills, Strategic Thinking, Personal Skills, Best Practices/Lessons Learned, Global/Technology Trends, and Business/Financial Acumen), our weekly e-mailed self-development guides combine our world-class, insightful content with a cutting-edge weekly training guide.

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BusinessWeek’s Personal EDGE is designed to expand your thinking, grow your leadership skills and help you apply global key learnings and best practices to your work. The content is always fresh and future forward so you can make smart, informed decisions. Your subscription includes:

  •  50 issues of BusinessWeek magazine
  •  50 corresponding weekly EDGE self-development guides via e-mail
  •  Access to monthly Webcasts powered by the American Management Association

To order your subscription now, visit: http://www.businessweek.com/edge/#individuals

If you have questions about BusinessWeek’s Personal EDGE, please e-mail: bwgroup@businessweek.com

What You Will Learn

The webcast provides you with a deeper understanding of current business issues and explores the lessons learned that will help expand your business acumen.
The Webcast is free, but you must register to participate. Webcast capacity is limited, so sign up now to learn from one of the top business coaches in the world!

About the Presenters

Marshall Goldsmith is widely recognized as the world's leading authority in helping successful leaders achieve positive, lasting change in behavior: for themselves, their people and their teams. In November 2009 he was named by The Times of London and Forbes as one of the fifteen most influential business thinkers in the world. American Management Association has listed Dr. Goldsmith as one of the 50 great thinkers and leaders who have influenced the field of management over the past 80 years. Goldsmith is on the faculty of the executive education programs at Dartmouth's Tuck School and the University of Michigan. He is the author of numerous books and articles, including What Got You Here Won't Get You There, The Leader of the Future,  MOJO, and his latest, Triggers: Creating Behavior That Lasts—Becoming the Person You Want to Be.

Johannah Jones, Ph.D. is president of Strategic Transformations, a consulting firm focused on developing growth in organizations through conscious strategy development that manages the elements of chaos and control necessary to grow. She has more than 25 years of hands-on and analytical experience in the areas of strategic planning and strategy.

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