How to Lead with Deep Purpose: A Conversation with Ranjay Gulati (Part Two)

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In the conclusion of Kathleen’s conversation with Harvard Business School Professor, Ranjay Gulati, the author of Deep Purpose, Ranjay shares what leaders need to ask themselves when it comes to attracting the RIGHT talent.

About Ranjay Gulati: Ranjay is the Paul R. Lawrence MBA Class of 1942 Professor and the former Unit Head of the Organizational Behavior Unit at Harvard Business School. Until recently, he chaired the Advanced Management Program, the flagship senior leader executive program, at the school. Professor Gulati studies how “resilient” organizations—those that prosper both in good times and bad—drive growth and profitability. His work bridges strategy (establishing clear strategic pillars for growth), organizational design (reimagining purposeful and collaborative organizational systems), and leadership (fostering inspired, courageous, and caring execution).

He is the author of a number of books and has been a frequent guest on CNBC and other media outlets. He has also served on the advisory boards of several entrepreneurial ventures. Professor Gulati holds a Ph.D. from Harvard University, a Master’s Degree in Management from M.I.T.’s Sloan School of Management, and two Bachelor’s Degrees, in Computer Science and Economics, from Washington State University and St. Stephen’s College, New Delhi, respectively. He lives in Newton, MA.