We’re continually adding to our collection of more than 20 oral history interview audio files and transcripts. Each narrator gives a unique, in-depth perspective on leadership based on his or her background.
A former governor of Indiana talks about practicing medicine, entering the state and national political arenas, and being a professor at IU.
The 16th president of Indiana University and one-time head of the NCAA talks about his love of learning and how a philosopher exercises leadership.
A leadership scholar talks about the essential qualities of a leader and how complexity keeps humanity moving forward.
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A former Herman Miller CEO talks about the art of leadership and establishing the company as a design leader.
A social psychologist discusses how following her interests—rather than the crowd—shaped her career and her status as an intellectual leader.
The 15th president of Indiana University talks about his experiences in various leadership roles and the importance of prioritizing goals.
A psychology researcher discusses his iconoclastic research and how it revolutionized the scholarship of leadership.
A former representative reflects on his time in Congress and on leadership lessons that can be learned from previous U.S. presidential administrations.