Cool Friend: Rosabeth Kanter

Rosabeth Moss Kanter has a list of accomplishments and books about as long as Tom's. She's a professor at Harvard Business School and former editor of Harvard Business Review. She's the co-founder of a consulting firm, Goodmeasure Inc. She's the author or coauthor of 17 books, among them the classic prizewinner Men & Women of the Corporation, bestsellers such as Confidence: How Winning Streaks & Losing Streaks Begin & End, and The Change Masters, named one of the most influential business books of the 20th century by Financial Times. Her specialties are strategy, innovation, and leadership for change.

Professor Kanter explains why you should be a change agent for the world in her new book, America the Principled: 6 Opportunities for Becoming a Can-Do Nation Once Again, and in her Cool Friends interview here.