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Arianna Huffington, Stress in Business, Zia Haider Rahman, Maya Angelou Tribute

Presented by Anne McElvoy. With Arianna Huffington on her new book, stress in business and the nature of leadership, novelist Zia Haider Rahman and a tribute to Maya Angelou.

Arianna Huffington, the founder of the online magazine The Huffington Post, talks to Anne McElvoy about the quality of life beyond money and power. Her book Thrive outlines a new way of defining success which she calls The Third Metric.

Also, looking at stress in business and the nature of leadership, are the Deputy Chairman of Saatchi and Saatchi Worldwide, Richard Hytner, and Kerrie Fleming, Director of The Ashridge Leadership Centre. Richard's book Consiglieri: Leading from the Shadows considers the role of the second in command in an organisation.

Anne talks to author Zia Haider Rahman whose debut novel In the Light of What We Know contains elements of his own Bangladeshi background, a scholarship to Oxford and time spent as an investment banker on Wall Street.

And Anne pays tribute to the late Maya Angelou's influence and humour.

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45 minutes

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Chapters

  • Arianna Huffington

    Arianna Huffington tells us about her book Thrive and The Third Metric.

    Duration: 15:39

  • Second in Command

    Richard Hytner, and Kerrie Fleming considers the role of the second in command.

  • Zia Haider Rahman

    Anne talks to author Zia Haider Rahman about In the Light of What We Know.

    Duration: 10:09

  • Maya Angelou

    And Anne pays tribute to the late Maya Angelou's influence and humour.

    Duration: 05:07

Arianna Huffington

Arianna Huffington

Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Happier Life by Arianna Huffington is available in hardback and e-book. 


Image: Arianna Huffington in news room. © Damon Dahlen, Huffington Post.

 

Richard Hytner

Richard Hytner

Consiglieri: Leading from the Shadows by Richard Hytner is available in paperback and ebook from 5 June 2014.


Zia Haider Rahman

Zia Haider Rahman

In the Light of What We Know by Zia Haider Rahman is available in hardback and ebook now.


Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Anne McElvoy
Interviewed Guest Arianna Huffington
Interviewed Guest Richard Hytner
Interviewed Guest Kerrie Fleming
Interviewed Guest Zia Haider Rahman
Producer Harry Parker

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