May 26, 2022 • 1HR 7M

Episode 38: The Language of Leaders

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Scott Monty
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As vice president, executive managing editor and copy chief, at Random House, Benjamin Dreyer pays attention to words. And people pay attention to Dreyer's words. More recently, they've been paying attention to Dreyer's English, a New York Times bestseller.

In this episode, we explore the importance of language with respect to leadership: the connection between leadership and word choice, being mindful of what we write (and say), drawing a line from clarity to morality.

We also ponder how music and the written word contribute to our understanding of language, stopping to admire Julia Child and Judith Jones along the way.

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