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In Session: Leading the Judiciary – Episode 12: Leadership Skills for the Twenty-First Century

In Session Podcast

In Session: Leading the Judiciary is an audio podcast designed to bring cutting-edge thinking about public- and private-sector leadership to the attention of judiciary executives. Each episode includes a conversation with one or more thought leaders whose research and expertise are relevant to the work of executives in the federal courts.




Joseph Nye
April 1, 2020

Episode 12: An interview with Harvard professor Joseph Nye, author of the widely-acclaimed book The Powers to Lead.  Drawing on his broad public service and academic experiences, Nye suggests that leadership is more widely dispersed throughout society and organizations than we often think. He defines three different types of power – hard, soft, and smart – to explain how to best motivate others in today’s judiciary.