How to be a good leader in government?

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Henry Paulson (Former US Secretary of the Treasury & CEO, Goldman Sachs)

Having been a leader in both government and business, Henry Paulson brings his experience to bear as he shares his thoughts on the differences in being a government or a business leaders. It takes a different mind set to be a government leader, according to Paulson. People skills and the ability to be persuasive are two of the most important skills for a government leader otherwise nothing gets done, states Paulson. In this video, he examines the commonality of skills necessary for both types of jobs and the differences that are inherent in the positions.


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Henry Paulson

Former US Secretary of the Treasury & CEO, Goldman Sachs

Henry M. Paulson, Jr. is the Chairman of The Paulson Institute, a non-partisan “think and do” institution working to advance global environmental protection and sustainable economic growth in the United States and China, while promoting broader understanding between the two countries.

Previously, Paulson served as the 74th Secretary of the Treasury under President George W. Bush. Prior to that, he had a thirty-two year career at Goldman Sachs, serving as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since 1999. Earlier in his career, Paulson was a member of the White House Domestic Council as well as a Staff Assistant at the Pentagon.

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