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Morten Hansen

Morten is a Management Professor at Berkeley and a Senior Director at Apple University. Formerly a professor at Harvard Business School and INSEAD (France), Professor Hansen holds a PhD from Stanford Business School, where he was a Fulbright scholar.

His academic research has won several prestigious awards, and he is ranked one of the world’s most influential management thinkers by Thinkers50.

Morten Hansen was also a manager at the Boston Consulting Group, where he advised corporate clients worldwide. Morten travels the world to give keynotes and help companies and people become great at work.

3 Reasons to Learn from Morten

Renowned Management Thinker

Morten is an acclaimed management thought leader known for his research on collaboration, high performance, and leadership effectiveness. His insights are grounded in research, providing practical advice on how to work smarter and achieve more with less—principles vital for today’s fast-paced business environment.

Established Author

Morten has written a couple of books of his own but also co-authored the bestselling “Great by Choice” in collaboration with the leadership guru Jim Collins. The work underscores his expertise in identifying the principles that allow companies to thrive in chaotic and uncertain times and showcase his ability to distill complex concepts into actionable strategies that drive organizational success

Expert on Work Performance

Morten is known for presenting the findings from a five-year study on the habits of top performers. He identifies seven key practices that anyone can adopt to achieve excellence in their work. Morten’s research-based strategies are helpful to significantly improve productivity, work satisfaction, and impact.

Morten's keynote at Nordic Business Forum 2024

From Talent Development to Results: The Five Disciplines of Courageous Leaders

Morten will delve into the five ways to be a disciplined leader.

  • Discover the five ways to be a disciplined leader (and why it takes courage)
  • Hear why you need not just great talent, but also great discipline to succeed
  • Learn practical tips to use discipline to better focus, innovate, and collaborate (and fix ineffective meetings, too)

Morten Hansen’s keynote will take place on 25 September 2024 in Helsinki, Finland.

Morten Hansen

Morten Hansen & Nordic Business Forum

How to Be More Productive in the New Year

In a webinar organized with Oslo Business Forum and Deloitte Norway, Professor Morten Hansen explored the world of productivity and personal effectiveness, seeking to answer the question: “How can we be more productive in the New Year?”

In this summary, we have gathered the main learnings from the webinar, complimented by actionable insights for you to implement!

Morten Hansen at NBF Norway 2019

Leaders and businesses are operating in an environment full of uncertainties, hardship, tough competition, and harsh consequences. Yet, by focusing on a few fundamental principles, it is possible to navigate that landscape and succeed, argues Morten Hansen.

Why We Chose Morten Hansen

"Morten got through the roof ratings in Oslo in 2019. It's time to come to Helsinki! He has a ton of data on what works and what does not work in business. His content is not just opinions but well-researched lessons. "
Ville Saarikalle
Ville Saarikalle
Head of Speakers Relations, Nordic Business Forum
NBF 2024

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