Smart Collaboration: How Professionals and Their Firms Succeed by Breaking Down Silos

Date: February 13, 2018

Time: Noon ET (60 Minutes)

Guest Speaker: Heidi K. Gardner, PhD, Author, Smart Collaboration: How Professionals and Their Firms Succeed by Breaking Down Silos, Distinguished Scholar, Harvard Law School Center on the Legal Profession

Host: S. Mark Alton, CFP®, ChFC®, CLU®, CAP®, AEP®, MSFS, CPWA®, Member of the Executive Committee and Chair of the Multi-Disciplinary Teaming and Professional Collaboration Committee at the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils

Introduction to Our Guests Speaker

Heidi K. Gardner, Ph.D., is a Distinguished Fellow at Harvard Law School’s Center on the Legal Profession and author of the recently-released book Smart Collaboration: How Professionals and Their Firms Succeed by Breaking Down Silos (Harvard Business Press).  Gardner also serves as a Harvard Lecturer on Law, and Faculty Chair of the school’s Accelerated Leadership Program and Sector Leadership MasterClass executive courses.    Previously she was a professor at Harvard Business School.

Gardner’s research received the Academy of Management’s prize for paper with Outstanding Practical Implications for Management. She has authored or co-authored more than fifty book chapters, case studies, and articles in scholarly and practitioner journals, including several in Harvard Business Review.  Her first book, Leadership for Lawyers: Essential Strategies for Law Firm Success was published in 2015.

Dr. Gardner has lived and worked on four continents, including as a Fulbright Fellow, and for McKinsey & Co. and Procter & Gamble.    She earned her BA in Japanese from the University of Pennsylvania (summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa), a Masters degree from the London School of Economics, and a second Masters and her PhD from London Business School.  She was recently named by Thinkers 50 as a Next Generation Business Guru.

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