Whether you are running a small family business or a large public company, being in charge has its own set of challenges. Each week, hosts Professor Michael Useem, Jeffrey Klein, and Anne Greenhalgh invite business leaders from top organizations to reveal the steps to effective leadership. It’s more than just what you say and how you say it. Do you have what it takes to influence others and achieve high results?

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  • Past Guest Thu 2/22
    Martin Bandier

    Chairman and CEO
    Sony/ATV Music Publishing

  • Past Guest Thu 2/22
    Patty McCord

    Prinicpal; former Chief Talent Officer of Netflix
    Patty McCord Consulting

  • Past Guest Thu 2/15
    David Kreps

    Adams Distinguished Professor of Management
    Graduate School of Business, Stanford University

  • Past Guest Thu 2/15
    Daniel Coyle

    Author; Author of "The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups"

  • Past Guest Thu 2/8
    Heidi Stam

    Executive Coaching Consultant; Retired Managing Director and General Counsel
    Leadership Solutions; Vanguard

  • Past Guest Thu 2/8
    Stan Silverman

    Founder and CEO
    Silverman Leadership

  • Past Guest Thu 2/1
    Scott Kelly

    Retired Astronaut; Author of "Endurance: A Year in Space, a Lifetime of Discovery"

  • Past Guest Thu 2/1
    Peter Liguori

    Former President and CEO
    Tribune Media Company

  • Past Guest Thu 1/25
    Atul Singh

    Founder, CEO, Editor-in-Chief; Visiting Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar
    Fair Observer

  • Past Guest Thu 1/25
    Bob Chapman

    Chairman & CEO

  • Past Guest Thu 1/18
    David Heinemeier Hansson


  • Past Guest Thu 1/18
    Cynthia Schwalm

    Recent Biotech CEO; Life Sciences Advisor


Michael UseemMichael Useem

Professor Michael Useem is the Director of the Center for Leadership and Change Management at the Wharton School. He teaches MBA and executive-MBA courses on leadership and change management, and offers programs on leadership, teamwork, governance, and decision making for managers in the U.S., Asia, Europe, and Latin America. He has presented programs and seminars on leadership and change with numerous companies and organizations including: American Express, Coca-Cola, Estee Lauder Companies, National Football League, and U.S. Department of Justice. Useem is the author or co-author of several books, including Boards That Lead and The Leader’s Checklist.

Jeff KleinJeff Klein

Jeff Klein is the executive director of the Wharton Leadership Program and is responsible for directing the School’s efforts to create the Wharton Global Leadership Institute. He designs and delivers leadership workshops and courses for executive clients through Wharton Executive Education, and leads two weeklong executive courses, Creating and Leading High Performing Teams and The Leadership Edge: Strategies for New Leaders. Klein also chairs the Steering Committee for the Lipman Family Prize, an annual $125,000 social sector award launched in 2011.

Anne GreenhalghAnne Greenhalgh

As deputy director of the Wharton Leadership Program, Dr. Anne Greenhalgh is responsible for the design and delivery of the School’s foundation leadership course for undergraduates, Management 100: Leadership and Communication in Groups. An award-winning teacher, Greenhalgh was voted the Best Lecturer in the Social Sciences by the entire student body at the University of Pennsylvania in 2005. Anne has served as an advisor and consultant to a number of academic institutions and corporations, including the School District of Philadelphia, Haverford and Bryn Mawr Colleges, Merrill Lynch, and Banc of America.

2/1/18 Wharton Leadership Series: Peter Liguori Interview

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