About This Show
BlindSpot is a interview based podcast series that focuses on critical issues of domestic and international policy in the US.
We will ask the critical question: what are we not paying enough attention to and what impact will it have in the future?
We have frank and honest conversations with our guests about the current state of foreign policy, the economy, technology and business and the challenges facing us in the future to discover what is beyond our periphery.
Most Recent Episode
Leadership in Crisis - with HBS's Nancy Koehn
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.
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.