Business Bestsellers Inspiring Organizations in 2024

Hear from today's top business thought leaders for valuable insights and strategies that can benefit your team's professional development and enhance your organization's operations and strategies.

Bestselling Author of The Power of Habit, Smarter Faster Better, and Supercommunicators; Pulitzer-Winning Columnist, and Host of How To! Podcast

CHARLES DUHIGG'S journalistic accomplishments, including a Pulitzer Prize and 3 New York Times bestsellers, have made him an in-demand speaker. Bloomberg said, "Charles Duhigg is a phenomenal speaker...his passion for the topic really translates into the audience and everyone picked up on his enthusiasm."

Legendary Tennis Champion, Entrepreneur, NYT Bestselling Author, and Philanthropist

Tennis legend and entrepreneur VENUS WILLIAMS has created a strategic, practical, and inspirational guide to winning and well-being: Strive. Earning four Olympic gold medals and 21 Grand Slam titles while successfully building two companies, Williams’ remarkable career is the pinnacle of high performance. As a top competitor on the court and in business, Williams’ unstoppable energy motivates any crowd.

Former CEO and Chairman of Xerox, Groundbreaking CEO, and STEM Advocate

URSULA BURNS, former CEO of Xerox, the first Black woman to lead a Fortune 500 Company, and the Head of President Obama's White House National Program on STEM shares her incredible journey in Where You Are Is Not Who You Are: A Memoir. Anne Mulcahy told Fast Company,"The thing I valued most about Ursula is that she has the courage to tell you the truth in ugly times.”

Former Chairman, President, and CEO of IBM, Co-Chair at OneTen, and author of Good Power

In an inspiring discussion based on her book Good Power, former IBM CEO GINNI ROMETTY offers a blueprint for how each of us can drive meaningful change in positive ways in our lives, our organizations, and society. PayPal said, "She hit it out of the park...She is a firecracker and so authentic."

Chairman & CEO of PepsiCo (2006-2018), Board Member of Amazon and Philips, and NYT Bestselling Author

Former CEO and Chairman of PepsiCo INDRA NOOYI shares the untold stories and sacrifices of her legendary career in the New York Times bestseller My Life in FullHP Inc. said, "The clarity of her strategic vision, leadership principles, and core values made a huge impact on our audience. You can’t help but walk away energized and inspired... The world needs more leaders like Indra!"

TV Host, Peabody Award Finalist, & Bestselling Author

Wall Street Journal bestselling author BROOKE BALDWIN draws on Huddle: How Women Unlock Their Collective Power to explore the phenomenon of “huddling,” when women lean on one another. In this empowering presentation, Baldwin takes readers beyond the big headline-making huddles from recent years to share the stories of groups of women of all ages, races, religions, and socio-economic backgrounds who are banding together in America through journalistic storytelling and personal narrative.

NYT & WSJ Bestselling Author of Radical Candor, Co-Founder, and Leadership & Culture Expert

Leadership expert and New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author KIM SCOTT has led AdSense, YouTube, and Doubleclick Online Sales and Operations at Google, joined Apple to develop and teach a leadership seminar, and served as a CEO coach at Dropbox, Qualtrics, Twitter, and several other tech companies. Blinkist said, "Engaging and insightful session - loved the practical 'how to' steps for quick and easy implementation!"

Stanford University Professor on Organizational Behavior, Strategic Communications Expert, & Podcast Host, 'Think Faster, Talk Smarter'

Stanford lecturer, orator, and communication consultant MATT ABRAHAMS provides an engaging, interactive workshop for refining extemporaneous public speaking skills, as covered in his book Think Faster, Talk SmarterAbrahams shares strategies for improving thinking on your feet, such as active listening, mindfulness, and preparation.

Organizational Psychologist, Leading Expert on the Power of Paradox, and Author of Business Bestseller Both/And Thinking

WENDY K. SMITH, an organizational psychologist, is a Professor of Management and faculty director of the Women's Leadership Initiative of the University of Delaware. Freddie Mac said, "Wendy Smith in her high energy speaking has brought her book to life... connects with the audience extremely well and produces many "a-ha" moments, the type that leave a long-lasting impression."

No. 1 Bestselling Author of That's What She Said and Next!, CNBC Contributor, and Renowned Journalist

JOANNE LIPMAN is the former editor-in-chief of USA Today, Conde Nast Portfolio, and The Wall Street Journal "Weekend Journal," leading those organizations to six Pulitzer Prizes. Katie Couric said, "Lipman's cutting edge research and razor-sharp advice will help men and women alike start walking the walk toward a more equitable workplace."