Other Interviews

Hamdi Ulukaya of Chobani Talks Greek Yogurt and the American Dream

September 3, 2018

Here is an excerpt from another brilliant interview of Hamdi Ulukaya by David Gelles. A Turkish immigrant of Kurdish descent, Ulukaya brought Greek yogurt to the mainstream. Along the way, he began hiring refugees, a move that drew threats from fringe…

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From Homeless to Helping Others Get Off the Streets

September 2, 2018

Here is an excerpt from Peter Garfinkel’s interview of Paul Williams for The New York Times. Williams had nowhere to sleep, had been addicted to drugs and had been in and out of jail. Then he found Chrysalis. To read the…

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Katrina Lake of Stitch Fix on Building Diverse Teams

August 24, 2018

Here is David Gelles’ profile of Katrina Lake for The New York Times. To read the complete article and check out others, please click here. Credit: * * * While working at a venture capital firm, Ms. Lake saw that many…

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Putting talent at the top of the CEO agenda

July 17, 2018

Here is a brief excerpt from an interview of Dominic Barton by Simon London for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the firm, obtain subscription information, and…

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Daniel Kahneman: The Thought Leader Interview

February 16, 2018

Here is  the introduction to Michael Schrage’s classic interview of Daniel Kahneman, published by Strategy+Business magazine (2003). I have also included the first two Q&As. To read the complete interview, check out other resources, and obtain subscription information, please click…

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Nathaniel Philbrick on a “wilderness” of opportunities in the New World

February 4, 2018

Nathaniel Philbrick is one of the most distinguished historians. Here is a brief excerpt from one of his liveliest interviews. I urge you to check out his bestsellers. * * * Your two previous books have been about the sea. Mayflower,…

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Busting the Myths About A.I. Invading Our Lives

December 15, 2017

Here is an excerpt from the transcript of an interview of Cade Metz that appeared in The New York Times. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click here. Photo Credit: Jim Wilson/The New…

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Women Respond Better Than Men to Competitive Pressure

November 16, 2017

Here is an excerpt from an interview Alison Beard conducted 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 alerts, please click here.…

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Chamath Palihapitiya (founder and chief executive of Social Capital) in “The Corner Office”

November 8, 2017

Adam Bryant conducts interviews of senior-level executives that appear in his “Corner Office” column each week in the SundayBusiness section of The New York Times. Here are a few insights provided during an interview of Chamath Palihapitiya, chief executive of…

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Bryan Roberts (a partner at Venrock, a venture capital firm) in “The Corner Office”

November 6, 2017

Adam Bryant conducts interviews of senior-level executives that appear in his “Corner Office” column each week in the SundayBusiness section of The New York Times. Here are a few insights provided during an interview of Bryan Roberts , a partner…

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