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First look: David Gergen's playbook for young leaders

October 21, 2021
Gergen book cover

Coming May 10 from CPL's David Gergen, White House adviser to four U.S. presidents of both parties (Nixon, Ford, Reagan, and Clinton) ... "Hearts Touched With Fire: How Great Leaders are Made."

Kennedy School reacts to Ressa’s Nobel Peace Prize

October 8, 2021
Maria Ressa

Filipino journalist Maria Ressa, a fall 2021 Harvard Kennedy School fellow whose career has cast a critical eye on terrorism, the authoritarian transgressions of the Philippines’ Duterte government, and the role of social media in disseminating disinformation was awarded the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday.

Arthur Brooks launches happiness podcast with The Atlantic

October 5, 2021
How to build a happy life

How to Build a Happy Life brings listeners deep conversations on happiness, exploring the science behind joy and offering suggestions for how to put ideas about happiness into practice. The show is an extension of Brooks’s weekly Atlantic column, “How to Build a Life."

Taking a closer look at a democratized vision of power

August 24, 2021
Power, for All

In a new book, “Power, for All: How It Really Works and Why It’s Everyone’s Business,” CPL faculty affiliate Julie Battilana and Tiziana Casciaro argue that power is available to everyone and is a necessary force for change.