0108 | Liz Wiseman

0108 | Liz Wiseman

Liz Wiseman is president of The Wiseman Group, a leadership research and development center headquartered in Silicon Valley. She advises senior executives and leads strategy and leadership forums for executive teams worldwide. A former executive at Oracle Corporation, she worked as the Vice President of Oracle University and as the global leader for Human Resource Development for 17 years. She is the author of Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter. In this interview, we talk about how aspiring leaders can become multipliers with their people.

  • 0:00 Introduction
  • 1: 04 How did you come to find this multiplier principle?
  • 3:30 What’s the difference between multipliers and diminishers?
  • 7:37 What are the five disciplines of multipliers?
  • 11:10 Can you give me some examples of well-known multipliers?
  • 15:07 How can leaders become multipliers?
  • 19:50 What are you reading now?
  • 24:01 What’s next for you?
  • 27:02 How can people get a hold of you?

Referenced Resources

Multipliers – Wiseman & McKeown

The Wiseman Group

Bury My Heart in Conference Room B – Slap

The Why of Work – Ulrich & Ulrich

Fired Up or Burnt Out – Stallard, Hommes & Pankua


About the author

David Burkus is an organizational psychologist, keynote speaker, and bestselling author of five books on leadership and teamwork.

2 thoughts on “0108 | Liz Wiseman”

  1. David,

    Great interview. I love your passion for putting theory into practice.

    While listening to your interview with Liz I could picture the multipliers and diminishers in the organizations I’m connected with. Powerful stuff.

    I’m buying the book!

    Thank you for adding value to the community.

    Leadership Freak,
    Dan Rockwell

  2. Thanks Dan. I’m glad you enjoyed the interview. I really enjoyed doing it. I appreciate your support, it encourages us to keep putting great stuff out.

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