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Alan M. Webber and I created Fast Company because—well, because we had an awful lot of things to say and a magazine gives you a big platform to speak your mind. More...

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Bill has written for several newspapers and magazines, including the Guardian UK, The New York Times, and currently writes for Harvard Business Review. Read Bill’s HBR Articles...

New York Times, Harvard Business Review, and The Guardian UK.

Speaker

Bill Taylor has a passion for the ideas and practices that are reshaping how organizations compete. His talks inspire individuals who change the game at their companies. More...

Bill Taylor

About Bill

Bill Taylor is a writer, a speaker, and entrepreneur who has shaped the global conversation about the best ways to compete, innovate, and succeed. He is the cofounder and founding editor of Fast Company.

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December 21st, 2016

HBR: What the Best Change Leaders Know, and Why They’re So Hard to Copy

Of all the lessons I’ve learned about innovation and change, one stands above the rest… Read the Full Article

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November 28th, 2016

HBR: How Domino’s Pizza Reinvented Itself

Some of the most extraordinary innovations I’ve seen have taken place in the pizza business. Read the Full Article

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November 10th, 2016

BPU ’16 Talk: “Don’t Let What You Know Limit What You Can Imagine”

Presenting at the Boston Properties University 2016. Watch the Talk

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October 26th, 2016

Management Today: Look Beyond Silicon Valley for Inspirational Business Success

William C Taylor’s new book looks at all manner of unusual companies start-ups learn a lot from. Read the Review

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September 22nd, 2016

800CEOREAD Editor’s Choice: Simply Brilliant

I first learned of Bill Taylor when we brought him here to Milwaukee to speak about his first book, Mavericks at Work. Read the Full Article

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September 20th, 2016

Fox Business “Mornings with Maria” Striving for Originality in Business

Fast Company Magazine Co-Founder Bill Taylor on examples of successful innovation outside of the tech sector. Watch the video here

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September 19th, 2016

Forbes: If People Say You’re Ordinary, ‘Simply Brilliant’ Is the Way Out

Most business books remind me of Ikea furniture. Read the Full Article

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September 18th, 2016

Yahoo Finance: Regular Folks Can Be Disruptors, Too

Can you shake up your business like Steve Jobs or Elon Musk if you’re an ordinary schmo living 10 states away from Silicon Valley? Read the Full Article

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September 16th, 2016

HMR: How WD-40 Created a Learning-Obsessed Company Culture

And helped the cult product go global.

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