Lessons of Leadership (HD)
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 26
  • Last: 16 Oct 2015
Live presentations by the leaders, visionaries and pioneers who have helped shape our world. Learn how the core principles of passion, vision, preparation, courage, perseverance and integrity helped these leaders shape their achievements and their lives. Discover how to apply these lessons as a roadmap to reach your own destinations. These podcasts were recorded at the International Achievement Summit, an annual program of the Academy of Achievement. Note: Additional podcasts are available in Audio and Standard Definition video. Click Audio or HD on the left menu to access these formats.

Episodes (26)

  • Robert Lefkowitz
    Robert Lefkowitz
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    Published: 16 Oct 2015 Duration: 19:29
    In the late 1960s, it was already known that hormones such as adrenalin, histamine, dopamine and serotonin stimulate specific responses in the cells of human beings and other organisms. But the mechanism by which cells perceive and respond ... Read more →
    In the late 1960s, it was already known that hormones such as adrenalin, histamine, dopamine and serotonin stimulate specific responses in the cells of human beings and other organisms. But the mechanism by which cells perceive and respond ... Read more →

  • Frances H. Arnold
    Frances H. Arnold
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    Published: 22 Sep 2015 Duration: 07:09
    Frances Arnold's techniques of "directed evolution" have revolutionized the science of chemistry by creating new organisms and enzymes for use in medicine, agriculture, manufacturing and alternative energy. She came to her profoundly origin... Read more →
    Frances Arnold's techniques of "directed evolution" have revolutionized the science of chemistry by creating new organisms and enzymes for use in medicine, agriculture, manufacturing and alternative energy. She came to her profoundly origin... Read more →

  • Reid Hoffman & Joi Ito - Part 2
    Reid Hoffman & Joi Ito - Part 2
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    Published: 22 Sep 2015 Duration: 11:13
    This podcast features two of the visionaries of today's world of Internet commerce and social media. Reid Hoffman has been called "the most connected man in Silicon Valley," the "ˆºber-investor" who "has had a hand in creating nearly every ... Read more →
    This podcast features two of the visionaries of today's world of Internet commerce and social media. Reid Hoffman has been called "the most connected man in Silicon Valley," the "ˆºber-investor" who "has had a hand in creating nearly every ... Read more →

  • Tony Fadell
    Tony Fadell
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    Published: 22 Sep 2015 Duration: 15:11
    When the rest of the world was just waking up to the possibility of cell phones and the Internet, Tony Fadell was already creating the technology behind the smartphone. Author of more than 300 patents, he sold a microprocessor startup to Ap... Read more →
    When the rest of the world was just waking up to the possibility of cell phones and the Internet, Tony Fadell was already creating the technology behind the smartphone. Author of more than 300 patents, he sold a microprocessor startup to Ap... Read more →

  • Elizabeth Holmes
    Elizabeth Holmes
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    Published: 22 Sep 2015 Duration: 07:13
    At age 19, Elizabeth Holmes dropped out of college. Ten years later, she was the youngest woman in the world to become a self-made billionaire. She had entered Stanford University as a chemical engineering major, but after asking herself, "... Read more →
    At age 19, Elizabeth Holmes dropped out of college. Ten years later, she was the youngest woman in the world to become a self-made billionaire. She had entered Stanford University as a chemical engineering major, but after asking herself, "... Read more →

  • What It Takes
    What It Takes
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    Published: 22 Sep 2015 Duration: 00:29
    What It Takes is a podcast series featuring intimate, revealing conversations with towering figures in almost every field: music, science, sports, politics, film, technology, literature, the military and social justice. These rare intervie... Read more →
    What It Takes is a podcast series featuring intimate, revealing conversations with towering figures in almost every field: music, science, sports, politics, film, technology, literature, the military and social justice. These rare intervie... Read more →

  • William H. McRaven
    William H. McRaven
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    Published: 22 Sep 2015 Duration: 13:22
    On May 1, 2011, President Obama and his national security team gathered in the White House Situation Room to watch a commando raid taking place half a world away. As the mission unfolded, the President was in continuous video contact with t... Read more →
    On May 1, 2011, President Obama and his national security team gathered in the White House Situation Room to watch a commando raid taking place half a world away. As the mission unfolded, the President was in continuous video contact with t... Read more →

  • David Petraeus - Part 2
    David Petraeus - Part 2
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    Published: 22 Sep 2015 Duration: 13:24
    Prior to his appointment as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, David Petraeus was a four-star general in the United States Army who capped a brilliant career by leading the campaigns that turned the tide of battle in both Iraq and... Read more →
    Prior to his appointment as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, David Petraeus was a four-star general in the United States Army who capped a brilliant career by leading the campaigns that turned the tide of battle in both Iraq and... Read more →

  • Reid Hoffman & Joi Ito - Part 1
    Reid Hoffman & Joi Ito - Part 1
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    Published: 22 Sep 2015 Duration: 14:54
    This podcast features two of the visionaries of today's world of Internet commerce and social media. Reid Hoffman has been called "the most connected man in Silicon Valley," the "ˆºber-investor" who "has had a hand in creating nearly every ... Read more →
    This podcast features two of the visionaries of today's world of Internet commerce and social media. Reid Hoffman has been called "the most connected man in Silicon Valley," the "ˆºber-investor" who "has had a hand in creating nearly every ... Read more →

  • Philip Breedlove
    Philip Breedlove
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    Published: 22 Sep 2015 Duration: 12:48
    The events of 2014 drew the world's attention once again to the role of NATO in preserving the hard-won peace of Europe. No individual bears greater responsibility for the readiness and coordination of the world's largest military alliance ... Read more →
    The events of 2014 drew the world's attention once again to the role of NATO in preserving the hard-won peace of Europe. No individual bears greater responsibility for the readiness and coordination of the world's largest military alliance ... Read more →

  • David Petraeus - Part 1
    David Petraeus - Part 1
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    Published: 22 Sep 2015 Duration: 09:50
    Prior to his appointment as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, David Petraeus was a four-star general in the United States Army who capped a brilliant career by leading the campaigns that turned the tide of battle in both Iraq and... Read more →
    Prior to his appointment as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, David Petraeus was a four-star general in the United States Army who capped a brilliant career by leading the campaigns that turned the tide of battle in both Iraq and... Read more →

  • Anthony Kennedy
    Anthony Kennedy
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    Published: 20 Mar 2015 Duration: 09:22
    In today's politically charged debate over the role of the courts in American society, Justice Anthony Kennedy stands as a model of judicial temperance and objectivity. At 38, Kennedy was the youngest federal appeals judge in the country. A... Read more →
    In today's politically charged debate over the role of the courts in American society, Justice Anthony Kennedy stands as a model of judicial temperance and objectivity. At 38, Kennedy was the youngest federal appeals judge in the country. A... Read more →

  • Andrew Young
    Andrew Young
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    Published: 14 Aug 2013 Duration: 08:04
    Andrew Young was the pastor of a small country church when he faced down the Ku Klux Klan to organize a voter registration drive in South Georgia. He became the leading negotiator for the national Civil Rights Movement, enduring death threa... Read more →
    Andrew Young was the pastor of a small country church when he faced down the Ku Klux Klan to organize a voter registration drive in South Georgia. He became the leading negotiator for the national Civil Rights Movement, enduring death threa... Read more →

  • Ray Dalio
    Ray Dalio
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    Published: 27 Oct 2012 Duration: 11:27
    Ray Dalio is the founder and owner of Bridgewater Associates, the world's largest and richest hedge fund. The firm manages approximately $130 billion in global investments for institutional clients including foreign governments and central ... Read more →
    Ray Dalio is the founder and owner of Bridgewater Associates, the world's largest and richest hedge fund. The firm manages approximately $130 billion in global investments for institutional clients including foreign governments and central ... Read more →

  • David Brooks
    David Brooks
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    Published: 25 Oct 2012 Duration: 08:25
    For those who follow the gyrations of American politics, the week is not complete until David Brooks is heard from. After completing his two columns a week for The New York Times, Brooks takes to the airwaves every Friday, on National Publi... Read more →
    For those who follow the gyrations of American politics, the week is not complete until David Brooks is heard from. After completing his two columns a week for The New York Times, Brooks takes to the airwaves every Friday, on National Publi... Read more →

  • Colin Powell 2010 - Part 1
    Colin Powell 2010 - Part 1
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    Published: 24 Mar 2010 Duration: 15:55
    In 1995, when retired General Colin Powell took himself out of the running for President of the United States, he was leading every candidate in every poll. At the time, his autobiography, My American Journey, was a national bestseller. Mil... Read more →
    In 1995, when retired General Colin Powell took himself out of the running for President of the United States, he was leading every candidate in every poll. At the time, his autobiography, My American Journey, was a national bestseller. Mil... Read more →

  • Rick Atkinson 2010 - Q & A
    Rick Atkinson 2010 - Q & A
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    Published: 24 Mar 2010 Duration: 14:24
    America's greatest living chronicler of men at war, Rick Atkinson draws on an intimate knowledge of the soldier's life. The son of a career army officer, he was born in Germany and grew up on military posts. He developed his mastery of rese... Read more →
    America's greatest living chronicler of men at war, Rick Atkinson draws on an intimate knowledge of the soldier's life. The son of a career army officer, he was born in Germany and grew up on military posts. He developed his mastery of rese... Read more →

  • Rick Atkinson 2010
    Rick Atkinson 2010
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    Published: 24 Mar 2010 Duration: 15:44
    America's greatest living chronicler of men at war, Rick Atkinson draws on an intimate knowledge of the soldier's life. The son of a career army officer, he was born in Germany and grew up on military posts. He developed his mastery of rese... Read more →
    America's greatest living chronicler of men at war, Rick Atkinson draws on an intimate knowledge of the soldier's life. The son of a career army officer, he was born in Germany and grew up on military posts. He developed his mastery of rese... Read more →

  • Colin Powell 2010 - Part 2
    Colin Powell 2010 - Part 2
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    Published: 24 Mar 2010 Duration: 17:19
    In 1995, when retired General Colin Powell took himself out of the running for President of the United States, he was leading every candidate in every poll. At the time, his autobiography, My American Journey, was a national bestseller. Mil... Read more →
    In 1995, when retired General Colin Powell took himself out of the running for President of the United States, he was leading every candidate in every poll. At the time, his autobiography, My American Journey, was a national bestseller. Mil... Read more →

  • Challenges for Modern Cities - Part 2
    Challenges for Modern Cities - Part 2
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    Published: 3 Jul 2008 Duration: 15:40
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    America's Mayors Survey the Scene

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