Leaders Who Lust: Power, Money, Sex, Success, Legitimacy, LegacyTUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 20206:00-7:00 P.M.Register TodayAmong our most extra-ordinary leaders are those driven by an impulse they cannot completely stop – lust. Lust, however, is not an abstraction, it has definition. Drawing from her new book Leaders Who Lust: Power, Money, Sex, Success, Legitimacy, Legacy, Barbara Kellerman (James MacGregor Burns Lecturer in Public Leadership and Founding Executive Director, Center for Public Leadership) is joined by David Gergen (Professor of Public Service and Co-Founder, Center for Public Leadership) for a conversation about the six types of lust that motivate and manifest in leadership. The two will also discuss the concept of lust as a leadership trait more broadly: Is lust innate, learned, or both? How do we draw a distinction between lust and drive? And without lust, can a leader be successful?* RSVP by 12:00 PM ET on Tuesday, 11/17.
MORE ABOUT THE SPEAKERS:Barbara Kellerman is the James MacGregor Burns Lecturer in Public Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School. She is the Founding Executive Director of the School’s Center for Public Leadership. And from 2003 to 2006 she served as the Center’s Research Director. Kellerman has held professorships at Fordham, Tufts, Fairleigh Dickinson, George Washington, Uppsala, and at both Dartmouth and the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. Kellerman is an author and editor of many books on leadership and followership including, most recently, Professionalizing Leadership. For an extended bio and list of publications, click here.
David Gergen is a professor of public service at the Harvard Kennedy School, where he co-founded the Center for Public Leadership. He has served as a White House adviser to four presidents and is currently a senior political analyst at CNN.
Speakers and Presenters
- Barbara Kellerman, James MacGregor Burns Lecturer in Public Leadership; Founding Executive Director, Center for Public Leadership;
- David Gergen, Professor of Public Service; Co-Founder, Center for Public Leadership