Pete Friedes


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Peter Friedes is a retired CEO of the human resources consulting giant Hewitt Associates and co-founder of Managing People Better, LLC. Under his leadership, Hewitt grew 23 percent each year for 23 years and earned a continuous spot in the book The 100 Best Companies to Work For in America.

While at Hewitt, Pete worked continuously to create more effective ways to develop managers. He asked, “What fundamental skills do our best managers have? How do we assess our existing managers and then help each of them do better?” synthesizes over two decades of experimenting into powerful, simple tools to help almost all managers, even if they are already good at managing.

A grandfather of 13, Peter also competes as a Senior Amateur golfer.

“Peter Friedes knows and understands things about managing that most of us struggle a lifetime to learn.” — David Maister, former Harvard professor and renowned business author

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