By William Taylor and Polly LaBarre Published Oct. 7, 2006 2:36 a.m.
Bill Taylor, co-founder of Fast Company, and Polly LaBarre present this brazen manifesto that describes the changing state of business leadership and asserts that the only companies and leaders that matter are those with the guts to be distinctive and disruptive. Are you a maverick at work?
About William Taylor and Polly LaBarre | William C. Taylor and Polly LaBarre are the coauthors of Mavericks at Work: Why the Most Original Minds in Business Win (William Morrow, October 2006, $26.95). Bill is the cofounder and founding editor of Fast Company, the agenda-setting business magazine that won a passionate following around the world. An adjunct professor at Babson College, America’s top-rated school for entrepreneurship, his essays on business have appeared in the Harvard Business Review, The New York Times, and many other leading publications. Polly spent eight years as a senior editor of Fast Company, where she wrote articles on strategy, creativity, and personal success, and cohosted the magazine’s Real Time conferences. She has appeared on Good Morning America, CNBC, PBS’s Nightly Business Report, and other high-profile television programs.www.mavericksatwork.com