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New Book from Consulting Firm CEO Redefines Leadership in Business

September 14, 2021 | Durham, NC

Clarkston Consulting Co-Founder and CEO Tom Finegan has written a new book, Amplifiers: How Great Leaders Magnify the Power of Teams, Increase the Impact of Organizations, and Turn Up the Volume on Positive Change (Wiley, Sept. 15, 2021). In his book, out September 15th, Finegan disrupts the dynamics of leadership in today’s world and helps readers and organizational leaders understand the crucial role that True Amplifiers can play in actualizing change and creating transformation in business.

“Amplifiers aren’t titled executives, they are those key individuals that are able to execute the vision of the business with a unique blend of true leadership and strong followership. In this balance, Amplifiers are able to not only grow their own careers, they’re able to truly magnify the impact that their teams, peers, mentors, and leaders have on the business,” said Finegan.

In Amplifiers, Finegan provides readers with a practical how-to guide for:

  • Identifying Amplifiers in your business and nurturing their development
  • Creating and maintaining a talent acquisition and development model to attract and grow Amplifiers
  • Enabling a diverse, inclusive, and equitable ecosystem to encourage Amplifier development and growth
  • Activating Amplifiers to create long-term, sustainable change and transformation, and
  • Recognizing detractors in your organization and growing them into Amplifiers

“In his book Amplifiers, Tom Finegan takes a fresh look at leadership. This book won’t be the typical business book collecting dust on your shelf. Amplifiers will inspire readers in all stages of their career to find the boldness to lead and the courage to follow,” said former Quintiles CEO Tom Pike.

With over three decades of experience working with the most innovative, successful, and recognized brands in the consumer products, retail, and life sciences industries, Finegan is applying lessons learned across his career to help businesses navigate the new competitive landscape. As businesses of nearly every shape, size, and type have been disrupted over the course of the past two years, Amplifiers will help leaders realign their organization and guide them forward.

Amplifiers: How Great Leaders Magnify the Power of Teams, Increase the Impact of Organizations, and Turn Up the Volume on Positive Change, published by Wiley, will be available wherever books and eBooks are sold on September 15. To learn more, visit the Amplifiers website here.

About the Author

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Tom Finegan is a serial entrepreneur who’s made his career creating and managing successful businesses across a range of industries. As the Founder, Chief Executive Officer, and Chairman of Clarkston Consulting, Tom has led the firm through decades of change and disruption. Under his leadership, the firm has maintained steady growth while achieving an industry-leading client satisfaction rating of 97% over the last twenty years and a Net Promoter Score of 87%. Both of these ratings not only outstrip those of competing consulting firms, but also leading businesses including Zappos, American Express, and Amazon. Tom’s approach to amplifying his workforce, empowering their effectiveness, and realizing strategic change has enabled employees that are true amplifiers, motivated and engaged with the organization’s corporate strategy, business objectives, and culture.

About Clarkston Consulting

Businesses across the life sciences, consumer products, and retail industries partner with Clarkston Consulting to enhance strategic decision-making, improve operational efficiency, implement new technologies, and promote business growth and market diversification. Leveraging deep functional and industry expertise, our people discover, design, and deliver solutions that fit your business, your goals, and your future. At Clarkston Consulting, your purpose is our purpose.