Admiral James Stavridis on What It Means to Lead with Character
From the Quarantine Tapes Podcast with Paul Holdengraber
Hosted by Paul Holdengräber, The Quarantine Tapes chronicles shifting paradigms in the age of social distancing. Each day, Paul calls a guest for a brief discussion about how they are experiencing the global pandemic.
Today on episode 76 of The Quarantine Tapes, Paul Holdengräber and Admiral James Stavridis reflect on the transformative experience of his nearly ten-year voyage at sea, what it means to lead with character, and the way in which this moment requires both a philosophical and practical response.
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Admiral James Stavridis was 16th Supreme Allied Commander of NATO, and after retiring from his naval career became the 12th Dean of The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy of Tufts University. He is the author of ten books, including most recently Sailing True North: Ten Admirals and the Voyage of Character, and holds a PhD in international relations from Tufts. He is a monthly columnist for TIME and Chief International Analyst for NBC News. The Admiral is the recipient of over 50 medals, 28 of them from foreign countries.