stuartdiamondStuart Diamond

The Wharton Business School

New York Times and USA Today best-selling author

Stuart Diamond is Emeritus Practice Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics at The Wharton School of Business, and has taught and advised on negotiation and cultural diversity to corporate and government leaders in over 40 countries. He holds an M.B.A. with honors from Wharton Business School, BA from Rutgers and has taught negotiation at Harvard Law School. His book, “Getting More” is a New York Times bestseller and  #1 USA Today business bestseller, having sold more than 1 million copies worldwide. “Getting More” is the foundation of Diamond’s award-winning course he teaches The Wharton School, the school’s most popular class in the past 15 years. The acclaimed mbaMission stated: “Wharton has several accomplished and popular professors who teach “Negotiations”, but students generally perceive Stuart Diamond as the ‘rock star’ of this elite bunch”

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Forbes_Steve_0Steve Forbes

Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media

Steve Forbes is one of the most widely respected financial prognosticators in the world today. Under Mr. Forbes’ leadership, Forbes Media has launched a variety of new publications and businesses, including: ForbesLife, Forbes Europe, Forbes Asia; and Forbes licensee editions published in over 36 countries.  In 1996 Forbes entered the new media arena with the launch of Forbes.com. Through March 2014, Forbes.com, a leading business website, reached 27 million unique visitors, according to comScore worldwide.

The company’s flagship publication, Forbes, is the nation’s leading business magazine, with a circulation of more than 900,000. Forbes combined with Forbes Asia, Forbes Europe and the company’s licensee editions together reach a worldwide audience of more than 5 million readers.

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johneldredJohn C. Eldred

The Wharton School Family Business Program – Co-Founder

University of Pennsylvania Affiliated Faculty, Organizational Dynamics,

President, Transition One Associates

As lecturer in Wharton’s Department of Management from 1979 until 1993, John Eldred developed the first Wharton graduate-level courses in the change process: Managing Organizational Change and Managing Organizational Transition. In 1980 he co-founded the internationally acclaimed Wharton School’s Family Business Program, which provided training and development for the founding generation of business owners.  As President of Transition One Associates, he continues today in helping organizations and individuals facing major business transitions.

John’s  work has been featured in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, the European Labor Relations Review, FastCompany Magazine, and on CBS News. He has an M.S. degree from the University of Pennsylvania in Social Systems Science.

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Legends of Success

Legends of Success is a one-hour syndicated radio program that gives listeners a rare opportunity to hear first-hand personal interviews with America’s top business leaders, members of The Forbes 400, and entertainment  icons. Guests include: Steve Forbes, Jack Welch retired Chairman & CEO of GE; Howard Schultz of Starbucks; Evelyn Lauder of The Estee Lauder Companies; Bernie Marcus, Co-founder of The Home Depot; William Randolph Hearst, III; Sara Blakely of Spanx; Professor Stuart Diamond of The Wharton Business School, Oz Nelson, retired Chairman & CEO of UPS. and many others. Created by John and Billie Resnick in 2002, “Legends” serves to inspire students and young entrepreneurs how our greatest leaders have overcome obstacles and setbacks to make it to the top with integrity and doing the right thing.

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The Lutgert Companies

It was in 1964 that Raymond L. Lutgert began a visionary project that transformed 760 acres bordering 1-1/4 miles of Naples beachfront into one of the most prestigious communities in all of Florida. Ultimately named Park Shore, this marked the beginning of  Naples becoming a top destination spot in the U.S.  More than 50 years later, The Lutgert Companies’ portfolio encompasses an extensive array of residential and commercial properties, each bearing the original trademarks of the family’s commitment to excellence. More than 25 of the company’s distinctive high-rise luxury towers line the landscapes of Park Shore and Bonita Springs, in addition to its exclusive golf community, Estuary at Grey Oaks, and Linville Ridge, a master planned mountaintop community in North Carolina. The Lutgert Companies’ award-winning commercial properties include Mercato, an urban lifestyle community in North Naples, and the Northern Trust office building. The Lutgert Companies continues to diversify with the addition of Premier Sotheby’s International Realty, Lutgert Insurance, Premier Commercial and Lutgert Title, and The Lutgert Resnick Group, a partnership with John and Billie Resnick.

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