Recorded October 28, 2020.
When we find ourselves in a place of anxiety and uncertainty, we all look to the leaders in our lives to bring us to a better place – to give us a reason to hope, to believe, and to spur us to action. David Rubenstein, the Carlyle group co-founder, author, philanthropist and television host, shares what makes an effective and compelling leader in a complicated and quickly changing world.
As someone who has traveled the globe to meet with founders, CEOs and heads of state for both personal and professional endeavors, David has tremendous insight into what makes the world’s most effective leaders tick. Hear surprising and revealing stories from conversations David has had with some of the world’s most well-known and beloved change agents and trailblazers as detailed in his latest book, How to Lead. As we hear these lessons in leadership from a wide range of people including Jeff Bezos, Oprah Winfrey, Warren Buffet, Bill Gates and the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg, we hope you will be instilled with thoughts and ideas that you can incorporate into your own lives and organizations. David also answers questions about his thoughts on the state of our world – including the future of private equity, the economy, the COVID-19 pandemic and the upcoming election.
About David M. Rubenstein
David M. Rubenstein is a co-founder and co-executive chairman of The Carlyle Group, one of the world’s largest and most successful private equity firms. Mr. Rubenstein is the author of the bestselling book THE AMERICAN STORY: CONVERSATIONS WITH MASTER HISTORIANS. He is Chairman of the Boards of Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Smithsonian Institution, and the Council on Foreign Relations. Mr. Rubenstein is an original signer of The Giving Pledge and a recipient of the Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy and the MoMA’s David Rockefeller Award, among other philanthropic awards. The host of The David Rubenstein Show on Bloomberg TV and PBS, he lives in the Washington, DC area.