“Experts Speak” with Michael Watkins


Michael Watkins is the co-founder of Genesis Advisers, a global leadership development consultancy based in Boston Massachusetts, specializing in transition acceleration for leaders, teams and organizations, where he coaches C-level executives of global organizations.

 He is also Professor of Leadership and Organizational Change at the IMD Business School. He has spent the last two decades working with executives – both corporate and public – as they craft their legacies as leaders and was ranked among the leading management thinkers globally by Thinkers50 in 2019.

 Watkins is author of the international bestseller The First 90 Days, Updated and Expanded: Proven Strategies for Getting Up to Speed Faster and Smarter, referred to as “The Onboarding Bible” by The Economist. With over a million copies sold in English and translations in 24 languages, The First 90 Days has become the classic reference for leaders in transition and a standard resource of leading change. Amazon named it one of its top 100 business books of all time.


Register now for the  event!

Event Details

  • May 25, 2020
  • 12pm CET, duration 20-30 mins
  • Replay available (sign-up required)

in this session, michael will share research, stories and insights, including: 

  • Insights from the latest research from IMD on challenges facing mid and top level managers and leaders
  • Best practises on how to leverage those insights to address the chaos, challenges and opportunities therein
  • What leaders can do to coach their people through the crisis, empathetically and successfully


How the event is structured:

  • The event will be held online. 
  • The conversation part is planned for 20-30 minutes, followed by a live Q&A session. 
  • Once you sign-up here, you’ll receive the login details via email.
  • You can share any questions that you already have, by replying to that email.
  • Incase you can’t join live, no problem, a replay will be available. You’ll need to sign-up still so that we can send you the replay details.
  • This is a free event.
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With 15 yrs of experience leading across geographies & crises, I coach leaders & teams to be more effective for greater results leading amidst crises and ambiguity. Having honed my expertise working with such companies as Amazon and Procter & Gamble as senior supply chain manager, mentor and coach, I help you with the skills and strategies required to succeed in the world’s most demanding scenarios & companies.

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