FIR Live #19: Empowered Co-Authors Josh Bernoff and Ted Schadler

Content Summary: Josh Bernoff and Ted Schadler, co-authors of the new book, Empowered, discuss how employee HEROes can drive customer service and satisfaction if their employers are willing to empower them. The book, a follow-up to Groundswell which Bernoff co-wrote with Charlene Li, is from Harvard Business Press and is available from Amazon US, Amazon Canada, and Amazon UK.

bernoff-schadler2Josh Bernoff is the co-author of the BusinessWeek bestseller Groundswell, the "best book ever written on marketing and media" (Advertising Age), and is senior vice president, idea development, at Forrester Research.

Ted Schadler is a vice president and principal analyst in Forrester’s IT Research Group. His work over 13 years at Forrester has focused on disruptive technologies and how senior decision-makers should harness them.

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About Neville Hobson

Entrepreneurial business communicator with a curiosity for tech and how people use it. Early adopter (and leaver) and experimenter with social media. Co-host of the weekly business podcast For Immediate Release: The Hobson and Holtz Report. Also an occasional test pilot of shiny new objects. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.