The author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Never Eat Alone redefines collaboration for the twenty-first century with a radical new workplace operating system in which leadership no longer demands an official title.
Keith Ferrazzi is the founder and CEO of Ferrazzi Greenlight, a management training and consulting company that works with many of the world's biggest corporations. A graduate of Harvard Business School, Ferrazzi rose to become the youngest CMO of a Fortune 500 company during his career at Deloitte, and later became CMO of Starwood Hotels. His book Never Eat Alone has become a classic on the power of relationships in business and in life.
"Leading Without Authority is the must-read guidebook for
radical transformation. Keith Ferrazzi's concept of co-elevation
provides an actionable methodology for any team to thrive during
the decade of exponential change ahead."-Peter H. Diamandis,
founder of XPRIZE and Singularity University, bestselling co-author
of Abundance, Bold, and The Future Is Faster Than
"Ferrazzi is breaking new ground in defining what leadership can mean in the emerging world of work. He shows that humility, curiosity, and candor can serve as the connective tissue binding us to our mission, to one another, and to a sense of purpose larger than ourselves."-Arianna Huffington, founder and CEO of Thrive Global
"I'm excited to bring 'co-elevation' (as a new word, as a new book, and as a concept) to Zappos to help bring our culture and our business to the next level."-Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos, New York Times bestselling author of Delivering Happiness
"Ferrazzi brilliantly shows how building mutually beneficial partnerships marks the future of all work, and demonstrates how anyone can lead if they're willing to make themselves vulnerable and put the project mission and their partners first, turf and hierarchy last."-Kristin Yetto, chief people officer at eBay
"A brilliant, unique approach to building relationship capital by creating trusting and lasting human connection, not merely digital contact-inside and outside your company."-Peter Guber, co-owner of the Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Dodgers, and Los Angeles FC
"A masterful guide to thriving in today's very weird workplace . . . Get this right, and it doesn't matter that the business world is roiled by change and disruption."-Dave Asprey, founder of Bulletproof, New York Times bestselling author of The Bulletproof Diet
"Ferrazzi has gone into the trenches to figure out what it really takes to empower people and make teams more than the sum of their parts. This book will be a staple in every leader's library."-Adam Grant, host of the TED podcast WorkLife, New York Times bestselling author of Give and Take and Originals