The New York Times Bestseller #1 Wall Street Journal Bestseller The essential leadership playbook. Learn the principles and guiding philosophies of Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Warren Buffett, Oprah Winfrey, and many others through illuminating conversations about their remarkable lives and careers.
For the past five years, David M. Rubenstein--author of The American Story
, visionary cofounder of The Carlyle Group, and host of The David Rubenstein Show
--has spoken with the world's highest performing leaders about who they are and how they became successful. How to Lead
distills these revealing conversations into an indispensable leadership guidebook.
Gain advice and wisdom from CEOs, presidents, founders, and master performers from the worlds of finance (Warren Buffett, Jamie Dimon, Christine Lagarde, Ken Griffin
), tech (Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, Eric Schmidt, Tim Cook
), entertainment (Oprah Winfrey, Lorne Michaels, Renee Fleming, Yo-Yo Ma
), sports (Jack Nicklaus, Adam Silver, Coach K, Phil Knight
), government (President Bill Clinton, President George W. Bush, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Nancy Pelosi
), and many others.
harnesses the power of wandering, discovering that his best decisions have been made with heart and intuition, rather than analysis.
never goes into a venture looking to make a profit. He aims to make the best in field.
views Nike as a marketing company whose product is its most important marketing tool.
, who grew up in a fatherless home with four siblings in Kansas, quickly learned the importance of self-reliance and the value of a dollar. How to Lead
shares the extraordinary stories of these pioneering agents of change. Discover how each luminary got started and how they handle decision making, failure, innovation, change, and crisis. Learn from their decades of experience as pioneers in their field. No two leaders are the same.
About the Author
David M. Rubenstein is the New York Times bestselling author of How to Lead, The American Experiment, and The American Story. He is cofounder and cochairman of The Carlyle Group, one of the world's largest and most successful private equity firms. Rubenstein is Chairman of the Boards of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Council on Foreign Relations, and the National Gallery of Art. He is an original signer of The Giving Pledge and a recipient of the Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy and the MoMA's David Rockefeller Award. The host of Bloomberg Wealth with David Rubenstein on Bloomberg TV and The David Rubenstein Show: Peer-to-Peer Conversations on Bloomberg TV and PBS, he lives in the Washington, DC, area.