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Bo Burlingham  

Editor-at-Large, Inc.; Author of "Small Giants;" Co-Author of "The Knack"

In 1990, he resigned so that he could do more writing and became editor-at-large. Subsequently he wrote two books with Jack Stack, the co-founder and CEO of Springfield Remanufacturing Corp. and the pioneer of open-book management. One of the books, The Great Game of Business (Doubleday/Currency, 1992), has sold more than 300,000 copies. The other, A Stake in the Outcome (Doubleday/Currency, 2002), has been called the first management classic of the new millennium. Burlingham co-authors with Norm Brodsky the popular monthly column in Inc. called Street Smarts, which is a 2006 finalist for a National Magazine Award, the highest honor of magazine industry.

Before joining Inc., Burlingham freelanced for various publications, including Esquire, Harpers, Boston Magazine, The Boston Globe, and Mother Jones. He was also managing editor of Ramparts magazine. In 1982, he joined Fidelity Investments and wrote for Peter Lynch, Ned Johnson, and other executives until coming to Inc. From 1992 to 1997, Burlingham served on the board of The Body Shop Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of the international cosmetics company. He was also a founder, with Tom Peters, of PAC World, an international networking group.

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