Leadership in Crisis – with HBS’s Nancy Koehn

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Nancy Koehn is a historian at the Harvard Business School where she holds the James E. Robison chair of Business Administration. Koehn’s research focuses on how leaders, past and present, craft lives of purpose, worth, and impact.

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We spoke about authentic leadership in times of crisis, how to be political as a business leader, race and gender relations and using history to inform our business thinking.

Her forthcoming book, Forged in Crisis: The Power of Courageous Leadership in Turbulent Times is an enthralling historical narrative filled with critical leadership insights that will be of interest to a wide range of readers—including those in government, business, education, and the arts—Forged in Crisis spotlights five masters of crisis: polar explorer Ernest Shackleton; President Abraham Lincoln; legendary abolitionist Frederick Douglass; Nazi-resisting clergyman Dietrich Bonhoeffer; and environmental crusader Rachel Carson.

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