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If you believe that organizations with the best talent win, this book is for you.


Magnify the power of teams.
Increase the impact of organizations.
Turn up the volume on positive change.

Amplifiers is a Wall Street Journal bestseller that details how organizations can identify, engage, and nurture all-star talent – their True Amplifiers – for outsized business results. ​Amplifiers draws on author Tom Finegan’s experience partnering with the world’s leading companies over 30 years as CEO and Founder of Clarkston Consulting – a Forbes-recognized consulting firm with a 97% client satisfaction rating. In that time, Tom has seen organizations of every shape, size, and type face the shifting demands and challenges in talent.

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In Amplifiers, entrepreneur and expert management and technology consultant Tom Finegan shares how to magnify organizational potential. After the author’s years of observing leadership first-hand across organizations, he discovered that the most effective leaders incorporate elements of followership. Through an exploration of the career journeys of several leaders and analyses of "True Amplifiers," the book demonstrates an expanded way of thinking about leadership. Amplifiers inspires readers in all stages of their career to find the boldness to lead and the courage to follow.

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Leadership Training Opportunities

Amplifiers Leadership Training teaches concepts from the book of how to identify, develop, and activate true talent. Using his applied experience and leadership philosophy, Tom Finegan will dive into discussions on the intersection of great leadership and great followership and how he has seen this combination have a transformative effect. We have high-impact learning opportunities for both individuals and companies - keep reading below for more information.

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Amplifiers Leadership Training: High-Impact Learning Opportunities

For Organizations

For Individuals

If you believe human talent matters …

Do you want to level-up your organization by investing in leadership development? Learn how to activate and unlock true talent! This training will shift focus, build alignment, and accelerate change. Upskill your people to develop effective leaders that matter to your company’s future. Reveal talents, growth areas, and leadership styles with our comprehensive training. This unique leadership training is sure to inspire individuals in all stages of their career. Together, let’s create an amplified change wave that sustains long-term organizational transformation.

IT talentIf you want to accelerate your career …

Are you exploring how to develop effective leadership skills? Empower your career potential by learning essential skills in team management and effective communication through our Amplifiers training. Through this course, you’ll gain insights, strategies and skills to excel as a confident, impactful leader. This unique leadership training is sure to inspire individuals in all stages of their career. Perfect for executives, managers, and other business leaders responsible for change management and strategic execution, Amplifiers also belongs on the bookshelves of anyone who hopes to contribute to or lead organizations as they change direction.

What to Expect:

Participants will work together to explore common styles, motives, or traits for both a leader and a follower in order to understand and decode top performing psyche of an amplifier. Attendees will come away from Amplifiers Leadership Trainings with a new, non-traditional perspective for how to think about leadership at their organizations (one that deeply takes into account the role of a follower, too). As a leader, learn the essential element of followership to amplify performance at your organization and to amplify life around you!


Evaluate the common styles, motives, and traits of leaders, followers, and amplifiers and why these matter.


Identify the tools needed to scout for amplifiers at your organization and empower them to drive improved team performance.​


Formulate a plan for how to best leverage your organization’s amplifiers, leaders, and followers to achieve outcomes for the financial health of the organization.​

Learning Objectives:



the relationship between leadership and followership


and identify your organization’s amplifiers


talent acquisition and development


your workforce in an inclusive and equitable way

Tom Finegan

Meet Tom

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%. 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.

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Learn More About Amplifiers

So, what is an amplifier? 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. Amplifiers is a practical guide that delivers an insightful take on the correlation of human behavior and corporate transformations.

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Tom Finegan


The very definition of corporate leadership must evolve. Most people believe that in order to be successful, they must be a leader. That is categorically false. Most successful people are followers. But the magic happens when an individual is a highly effective leader and a highly capable follower. This produces the Amplifier.

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Reach out to our Amplifiers team to learn more about how you or your organization can leverage this leadership training.

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