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We would like to thank, first and foremost, the authors featured in our Author Talks series for their expert insights. And we want to acknowledge the many direct contributors who offered vital energy and expertise to the development, editing, copy editing, fact checking, design, production, and dissemination of Author Talks.

Within McKinsey Global Publishing, special thanks to Michael Borruso, Sean Conrad, Zachary Enco, Matt Jennings, Eleni Kostopoulos, Charlie Matthes, Janet Michaud, Devon Leaver, Molly Liebergall, Nathan Wilson, and Petra Vincent.