Lessons from a Lifetime in the Pentagon

Former Secretary of Defense Ash Carter will demystify the Pentagon and shed light on all that happens inside one of the nation’s most iconic, and most closely guarded, buildings. Drawn from Carter’s thirty-six years of leadership experience in the D.O.D., his talk will help attendees understand the challenge of defending America in a dangerous world—and imparting a trove of incisive lessons that can guide leaders in any complex organization.

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Ashton Carter

Harvard University

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Book Reading

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Session

Track:

Government & Politics

Level:

Intermediate