Other Interviews

Reid Hoffman: “You Can’t Just Sit on the Sidelines”

June 5, 2019

Here is David Gelles’ profile of Reid Hoffman for The New York Times. To read the complete article and check out other resources, please click here. * * * Reid Hoffman’s fingerprints are all over Silicon Valley. A Bay Area…

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In The British Are Coming, Rick Atkinson Turns His Gaze To The American Revolution

May 28, 2019

Here is a brief excerpt from the transcript of an interview of Rick Atkinson by Scott Simon for National Public Radio during which they discusses his latest book, The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777…

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Leana Wen of Planned Parenthood Wants to Tackle the “Fundamental Unfairness in Our System”

May 10, 2019

Here is an excerpt from David Gelles’ interview of Leana Wen for The New York Times. To read the complete article and check out other resources, please click here. Credit: Erik Tanner for The New York Times * * *…

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David Miliband of the International Rescue Committee: “The Devil Can’t Have the Best Tunes”

April 30, 2019

Here is David Gelles’ interview of David Miliband (right) for The New York Times. To read the complete article and check out other resources, please click here. Credit: Guerin Blask for The New York Times * * * The son of…

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Delta C.E.O. Ed Bastian: “Leadership Is Not a Popularity Contest”

March 11, 2019

Here is a brief excerpt from David Gelles’ interview of Delta C.E.O. Ed Bastian who helped steer the airline through 9/11 and a bankruptcy. Then he had to tangle with the National Rifle Association. To read the complete interview, check…

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Life’s Work: An Interview with Michael Ovitz

February 21, 2019

Here is an excerpt from an interview of Michael Ovitz by Alison Beard for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription information, and receive HBR email…

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Beyond the Industrial Revolution education model: Sal Khan on training and skills in the 21st century

January 29, 2019

The founder of online-learning not-for-profit Khan Academy shares what an era of automation and artificial intelligence means for education. Here is a brief excerpt from the transcript of an interview of Sal Khan for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey…

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Sundar Pichai of Google: “Technology Doesn’t Solve Humanity’s Problems”

November 29, 2018

Growing up in India, Sundar Pichai slept on the floor of a house without a refrigerator. Today, the chief executive is steering Google through the most turbulent period in its history. Here is another in a series of Corner Office interviews…

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Paula Schneider on Running American Apparel and Fighting Cancer

November 25, 2018

Here is David Gelles’ profile of Paula Schneider for The New York Times. To read the complete article and check out other resources, please click here. Credit: Mike Cohen for The New York Times *     *     * A breast cancer survivor…

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Accidentally agile: An interview with the Rijksmuseum’s Taco Dibbits

November 14, 2018

Here is a brief excerpt from an interview of  Taco Dibbits for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. The director of the national museum of Dutch art and history describes the central role of agility in the museum’s…

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