Geoff Colvin is an award-winning thinker, author, broadcaster, and speaker on today's most significant trends in business.
Geoff’s latest book is Humans Are Underrated: What High Achievers Know That Brilliant Machines Never Will. Amid rising anxiety over the advance of technology and its effects on human workers, the book identifies the skills of human interaction that will be key to success for people, businesses, and nations. The New York Times calls it “profound.” The Washington Post raves that it’s “valuable for its insights into the enduring value of human performance and teamwork.” The Wall Street Journal calls it a “big idea business book [that] weaves original reporting and humor into an intelligent narrative.”
His groundbreaking bestseller Talent Is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers From Everybody Else received the Harold A. Longman Award for Best Business Book of the year and has been translated into more than a dozen languages. Geoff’s book The Upside of the Downturn: Management Strategies for Difficult Times was named the best management book of the year by Strategy + Business magazine.
As a speaker, Geoff has engaged hundreds of audiences on six continents. He is also a skilled on-stage interviewer whose subjects have included Janet Yellen, Henry Kissinger, Richard Branson, the Prince of Wales, Bill Gates, Colin Powell, Jack Welch, Alan Greenspan, Ted Turner, George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush, and many others.
Geoff is one of America's preeminent business broadcasters. He is heard daily on the CBS Radio Network, where he has made over 10,000 broadcasts and reaches seven million listeners each week. He has appeared on Today, Good Morning America, CBS This Morning, ABC's World News, CNN, CNBC, PBS's Nightly Business Report, and dozens of other programs.
A native of Vermillion, South Dakota, Geoff is an honors graduate of Harvard with a degree in economics and has an M.B.A. from New York University’s Stern School of Business.
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