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Before you begin, watch Part II of Warren's episode here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9bHI_19y1eU
0:00-9:00 What was the most memorable experience you had as a solider? (Warren recounts when he became a platoon leader in the war and how he established himself as someone who stood with his men.)
9:00-12:15 Thank you to MailChimp for sponsoring the show. Everyone remember to thank them @MailChimp.
12:15-13:45 Did you regret your position when you realized the risk you were taking?
13:45-14:45 Warren: Is that your job, Jason, to make people interesting?
14:45-17:45 Warren discusses examples of leaders who mastered the art of listening (Ghandi and Falstaff).
17:45-20:15 The lesson of Larry Summers, the youngest tenured professor at Harvard, who was a failure as president of the university.
20:15-21:15 Warren relates a conversation he once had with Howard Schultz who said that his goal was to have 2000 Starbucks locations by the year 2000.
21:15-24:15 Do the leaders you've met have a certain paranoia about being blindsided by competition?
24:15-28:00 What do people need to remember if they want to be a great leader? (Hint: you have to want it very, very much.)
28:00-29:00 Is it worth all the personal sacrifice to become a leader?
29:00-30:00 "Never appoint someone who to a position of power who can't live without it."--George Schultz
30:00-31:00 Warren's parting thought: The painter Goya has a work that depicts an old man forging ahead with the caption, "I am still learning."
31:00-31:30 Dr. Bennis, thank you so much for joining us today. We'll see you all next time.
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