Ben Casnocha is an award-winning entrepreneur and author from Silicon Valley. He is coauthor with Linkedin founder/chairman Reid Hoffman of the New York Times bestseller The Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age, which describes a new framework for managing today’s employees.
He is also co-author with Reid of the #1 New York Times bestselling book The Start-Up of You: Adapt to the Future, Invest in Yourself, and Transform Your Career. The Start-up of You, translated into a dozen languages, has become one of the most referenced guides on how to thrive professionally in the modern world.
Recently, Ben Casnocha served as Chief of Staff in the office of the chairman at LinkedIn. He’s also a multi-time technology entrepreneur. PoliticsOnline named him one of the “25 most influential people in the world of internet and politics.” He incubates and advises internet entrepreneurs at Wasabi Ventures and advises companies on talent issues as a partner at Allied Talent.
BusinessWeek named Ben “one of America’s top young entrepreneurs.” And dozens of outlets have covered his work including CNN, Charlie Rose and The Economist.
Ben Casnocha is an accomplished world traveler and speaker. He has spoken to tens of thousands of people around the world. He’s traversed alleyways in Morocco, deserts in northern Chile and busy streets in China. He has experience leading inspiring global conversations about entrepreneurship, careers and the future of work.
"The pseudo-sentient world of Dan Brown: where great triumphs of human thought are reduced to windup toys skittering around a shoe-box maze"
RT @GuyInYourMFA: story idea: a married man is so complicated and interesting that he sleeps with a 22 year old
Also true if you haven’t read him in translation. https://t.co/ZICwkAr0fm
And some just develop the *skill* of empathy, a skill which is grounded in mindfulness. https://t.co/ixl4RqF8MI
RT @danprimack: Mighty AI's Matt Bencke has passed away. If u didn't read already: The day I learned my life was hanging by a thread https:…
RT @chrs00: Timberland not fucking about when it comes to capturing the millennial market. https://t.co/TAfXB7yESj
@ChrisRedlitz @thebev @TLM Congrats! Look forward to visiting someday.
RT @gingercbsmaddox: The widow of Sgt. La David Johnson hugs the casket carrying his remains. He was among 4 killed in #Niger Heartbreaking…
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GE is competing in its third century. The key to sustained performance is developing competitive leaders in every era. The Alliance captures the essence of modern talent development: trust and mutual value creation helps both employer and employee compete in the marketplace. The authors lay out a framework that helps big companies as well as startups develop their people more effectively, while creating a competitive team.