In this episode of Talking Talent, we talk to Liz Wiseman, the New York Times bestselling author of Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter, about how her research and the insights behind Multipliers can be applied to your talent programs.
Liz is a researcher and executive advisor who teaches leadership to executives around the world. In addition to Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter, she has also authored The Multiplier Effect: Tapping the Genius Inside Our Schools, and the Wall Street Journal bestseller, Rookie Smarts: Why Learning Beats Knowing in the New Game of Work.
She 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, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Nike, Salesforce, Tesla, and Twitter. Liz has been listed on the Thinkers50 ranking and named one of the top 10 leadership thinkers in the world.
She has conducted significant research in the field of leadership and collective intelligence and writes for Harvard Business Review, Fortune, and a variety of other business and leadership journals. A former executive at Oracle Corporation, she worked over the course of 17 years as the Vice President of Oracle University and as the global leader for Human Resource Development.
Liz led an engaging interactive keynote and breakout session at PeopleScout’s 2019 NEXT Talent Summit in Washington, D.C. on how to use the Multipliers methodology for cultivating new ideas and energy to drive organizational change and innovation. We spoke with Liz after her talk to ask about how her leadership research can be applied directly to talent acquisition.
In this episode, Liz talks about how the “talent magnet” qualities of Multipliers can power your talent acquisition program, the relationship between having a culture of Multipliers and being recognized as an employer of choice, the role of Multipliers in building an inclusive work environment and the impact Multipliers can have in the contingent workforce space.
You purchase Multipliers and Liz’s other books at major book retailers. You can learn more about Liz and her research and services at TheWisemanGroup.com.