Julia Dhar

Business strategist, champion debater
BCG's Julia Dhar is a champion of ideas, facts and productive disagreement.

Why you should listen

Julia Dhar is a partner at Boston Consulting Group, where she leads the firm's behavioral insights and behavioral economics initiatives. She won the World Schools Debate Championships three times, coached the New Zealand Schools' debating team to their first world debate championship win in 14 years and coached the Harvard University debate team to two world championships. She helps C-suite executives and frontline managers apply those same tools of communication and negotiation at the moments that matter. She works globally to build organizations and societies that are more inclusive, generous and productive. Her book, The Decision Maker's Playbook: 12 Tactics for Thinking Clearly, Navigating Uncertainty, and Making Smarter Choices (with Simon Mueller), was published by the Financial Times in 2019.

Julia Dhar’s TED talks

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Impact: A day of talks in partnership with DWEN

March 11, 2021

Everything you do boils down to impact. Whether personal or professional, you build, design and imagine in pursuit of creating lasting change for the wider world. So, how do you make it happen? At TED Salon: Impact, a virtual event presented by TED and Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network (DWEN), four speakers and one performer explored […]

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Reboot: The talks of TED@BCG

October 8, 2018

How do we manage the transformations that are radically altering our lives — all while making a positive impact on our well-being, productivity and the world? In a word: reboot. For a seventh year, BCG has partnered with TED to bring experts in leadership, psychology, technology, sustainability and more to the stage to share ideas […]

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