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American Management Association’s Edgewise Podcast Series Surpasses 1 Million Listens


American Management Association (AMA), a world leader in professional development and performance-based learning solutions, has surpassed one million “listens” for its popular podcast series Edgewise. The free weekly podcast program features the insights of recognized thought leaders, business executives and authors across a wide range of management and general business topics, and provides perspective to help listeners improve performance, adapt to changing business realities and prosper in a complex and competitive world.

Launched on April 20, 2007, Edgewise has featured prominent guests, including former president of Starbucks and best-selling author Howard Behar; Nobel Prize-winning economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman; and former New York City mayor and author Ed Koch.

“The success of Edgewise is a testament to its rich content and knowledgeable guests, and we couldn’t be happier with its emergence as a highly-popular program among our community of managers and business leaders,” said Edward T. Reilly, president and CEO of AMA.  “Edgewise has become a media outlet in its own right, and a must-visit stop on many book tours.” 

Edgewise will celebrate its 200th podcast on February 11, 2011, and will feature M*A*S*H TV star and cable pundit Wayne Rogers on “Taking an Unconventional Road to Success.”  Edgewise is available at http://podcast.amanet.org/edgewise/ and on iTunes. 

In addition to the Edgewise podcast, AMA provides a variety of resources that help advance professional growth and promote performance excellence.  Ranging from seminars and workshops, to conferences, webinars and whitepapers, customers have access to rich information that is trusted by the worldwide business community. 

For more information, visit  www.amanet.org

About AMA
American Management Association is a world leader in talent development advancing the skills of individuals to drive business success. AMA’s approach to improving performance combines experiential learning—learning through doing—with opportunities for ongoing professional growth at every step of one’s career. AMA supports the goals of individuals and organizations through a complete range of products and services, including classroom and live online seminars, Webcasts, Webinars, podcasts, corporate and government solutions, business books and research. Organizations worldwide, including the majority of the Fortune 500, turn to AMA as their trusted partner in professional development and draw upon its experience to enhance skills, abilities and knowledge with noticeable results from day one.


AMA is one of the most widely recognized leaders in business training, having provided corporate training solutions for over 95 years. From leadership, communication and managerial training to sales, customer service and analytical skills, AMA has developed a vast array of content and training solutions to help individuals and organizations achieve business results . Each year, AMA delivers thousands of seminars and courses across the United States. With courses offered in a  classroom near you or live online, AMA is a flexible, convenient resource for all of your organization's talent development needs. AMA also offers customized solutions based on your specific talent development requirements.