Francesca Gino

Award winning expert on the psychology of organizations

Professor Gino studies how people can have more productive, creative and fulfilling lives. She is a professor at Harvard Business School and the author, most recently, of “Rebel Talent: Why it Pays to Break the Rules in Work and Life.” Gino regularly gives keynote speeches, delivers corporate training programs and serves in advisory roles for firms and not-for-profit organizations across the globe.


Breaking the Rules

Gino identifies the secrets of “rebel talent” — and how to become a master of innovation and reinvention.


In The NEws

Professor Gino’s work is frequently featured in the Harvard Business School Newsroom and Harvard Business Review.


Live (and Work) Like a Rebel

With guest Francesca Gino - Author & Harvard Business School Professor

APRIL 23, 2019


The Power of Criticism

Why surrounding yourself with people who disagree with you is the key to long-term success. And more times than not, our biggest critics open the door to crucial opportunities to learn, improve and make better decisions.

APRIL 1, 2019

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Stuck in Commuter Hell? You Can Still Be Productive

Commuters who listen to music or browse social media might be increasing their chance of a stressful workday. Research by Francesca Gino and colleagues offers better ways to cope with a bad commute.

MARCH 18, 2019