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  • Published: 11 February 2021
  • ISBN: 9780241991794
  • Imprint: Penguin Audio
  • Format: Audio Download
  • RRP: $27.99

Connect

Building Exceptional Relationships with Family, Friends and Colleagues




Connect fundamentally redefines the role of business, combining captivating stories from inside today’s boardrooms with absorbing history and original research.

The Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller.

Drawing on the experience of John Browne, former CEO of BP, and the insight of two McKinsey experts, Connect articulates and explores the recurring rift between big business and society, offering a practical manifesto for reconciliation. This timely and important book features candid interviews with global leaders at the heart of this debate, from Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg and Goldman Sachs’ CEO Lloyd Blankfein to Tony Blair and Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web.

Connect shows how companies and executives can enhance their performance by engaging radically with the world around them.

  • Published: 11 February 2021
  • ISBN: 9780241991794
  • Imprint: Penguin Audio
  • Format: Audio Download
  • RRP: $27.99

About the authors

John Browne

JOHN BROWNE (Lord Browne of Madingley) was CEO of BP from 1995–2007, where he built a reputation as a visionary leader, transforming BP into one of the world‘s largest companies. He was president of the Royal Academy of Engineering, is a fellow of the Royal Society, a foreign member of the US Academy of Arts and Sciences and chairman of the trustees of the Tate Galleries. He holds degrees from Cambridge and Stanford universities, was knighted in 1998, and made a life peer in 2001. He is now a partner at Riverstone Holdings and the author of the memoir Beyond Business, popular science book Seven Elements that Have Changed the World and revealing business polemic, The Glass Closet.

Robin Nuttall

Robin Nuttall is a Partner in McKinsey’s London office. He leads McKinsey’s Regulatory and Government Practice and has served both regulators and regulated clients on strategy and organizational issues across a range of sectors and geographies. These include transportation, oil & gas, mining, high tech, healthcare, telecommunications, and consumer goods companies in Europe, Asia and North America. Nuttall has a DPhil in Economics from Oxford University and an MPhil from Cambridge University. He was a Henry Fellow at Harvard University.

Tommy Stadlen

Tommy Stadlen is the Co-Founder of Swing Technologies, which exited to Microsoft in 2017. Swing, chaired by Twitter founder Biz Stone, created the #1 app on Apple's App Store. A best-selling author, Tommy is a frequent speaker and media commentator, including as a contributor to the New York Times and Financial Times, and guest on CNBC, Bloomberg and BBC. Tommy is a former McKinsey consultant and previously worked for President Obama. He graduated with First Class honours from Oxford and holds an MSc (Distinction) from the LSE. He is an advisor to NYU Stern Business School and a Venture Partner at firstminute capital, a $100m technology venture capital firm. Tommy has been recognised by the FT as a top 50 Global Ally Executive and by Entrepreneur Magazine's ‘Best Companies in America’ award.

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