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JOANNA BARSH joined McKinsey & Company in 1981 and is a senior partner. Along with her consulting work, she leads the McKinsey Centered Leadership Project, whose goal is to help develop women leaders. Joanna is a New York City Commissioner of Women’s Issues and received the Girl Scouts Council Woman of Distinction Award and the National Council of Research on Women Award. Joanna is also a trustee of Sesame Workshop. She was a Baker Scholar at Harvard Business School.

SUSIE CRANSTON is an organization consultant at McKinsey & Company’s San Francisco office. As part of the McKinsey Centered Leadership Project, Susie led a team that completed the research for the Centered Leadership model. She received a B.A. and an M.B.A. from Stanford University.

Books by Joanna Barsh

Centered Leadership

A practical toolkit, workbook and roadmap for implementing the groundbreaking Centered Leadership framework Barsh introduced in How Remarkable Women Lead.

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How Remarkable Women Lead

The book that does for leadership, women, and business what Martin Seligman's Learned Optimism did for psychology--powerful research-based insights using great stories that show readers how to reach the pinnacle and enjoy the journey taking them there.

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