Thomas L. Brown has consulted on and written about managerial leadership for more than three decades.
His focus centers on human values at work and especially on how leaders manage their time, engage and motivate people, allocate money and other resources, and deploy personal energy.
Currently, he is the editor for the global Nextsensing Project and writes reviews on leadership books for the in uential strategy + business magazine.
His insights on the need for a new model for 21st century
leadership were the inspiration for The Anatomy Of Fire: Sparking A New Spirit Of Enterprise (Foreword by Jim Collins). Tom wrote the keynote essay for Business: The Ultimate Resource, the largest handbook and database ever assembled on
To stimulate vigorous dialogue in organizations, Tom retold classic tales to re ect on modern society. His Tales have been published in other languages. In STRETCH! 21 Events That Will Rock The Next Century, Tom projected events that may make headlines in the 21st century, thereby providing challenges to tomorrow’s leaders. He wrote a trio of 10-minute plays, Labor Saving Devices, to offer alternative perspectives on today’s workworld.
Tom became known via his 400+ columns and articles in key business publications. Editor-at-Large for IndustryWeek and Contributing Editor for The Conference Board’s Across The Board, Tom has also written for The Drucker Foundation’s Leader-to-Leader, Harvard’s Management Update, the Financial Times, and The Wall Street Journal. He hosted CRM’s Leading With An Edge video series and was a founding columnist for Public Radio’s Marketplace.
Tom has been active in leadership development since 1977 when he helped create Honeywell’s Aerospace & Defense Management Development Center. Since then, he has held workshops and made presentations on “Vision, Values, Action!” and “Leading Change!” with scores of top organizations including IBM, McKesson, ADP, General Motors, Texas Instruments, Baxter Healthcare, Kraft-General Foods, Sears, General Dynamics, KPMG, U.S. Steel, IDS/Ameri- can Express, 3M, Square D, GTE, and P zer. Tom has also lectured at numerous universities, and he served on the Advisory Board for the doctoral programs on leadership and change at Pepperdine University.
You can learn more about Tom’s work and contact him at www.thomaslbrown.com. §