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    Carol Franco became an affiliated agent with Kneerim & Williams in 2005, specializing in business and general non-fiction.

    Now a resident of Santa Fe, Carol was a publishing executive in Boston for more than twenty-five years. As director, she led the Harvard Business School Press to a position of market leadership, signing many of the Press's most distinguished and successful authors such as Michael Porter, John Kotter, Gary Hamel, C.K. Prahalad, and Charles Handy. Prior to Harvard, she was president of Ballinger Publishing Company where she created a line of influential business books that became the foundation for HarperBusiness, a subsidiary of HarperCollins.

    Four of Carol's authors were honored by Thinkers50 this year. Thinkers50 ranked Rita McGrath (The End of Competative Advantage), Linda Hill (Being the Boss), and Herminia Ibarra (Working Identity) in the Top Ten Management Thinkers of 2013, additionally awarding Rita McGrath the Strategy Award and Herminia Ibarra the Leadership Award. Nilofer Merchant (11 Rules for Creating Value in the #SocialEra) was also honored with the Future Thinker Award.

    Carol is also the co-author of The Legacy Guide: Capturing the Facts, Memories, and Meaning of Your Life, published by Tarcher/Penguin in January 2007.

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