Podcast: David Sedaris on leadership


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LISTEN: A conversation with humorist and author David Sedaris

 

Welcome to our new On Leadership podcast! This week we talk with David Sedaris, the author of several humor collections including Me Talk Pretty One Day and, most recently, Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls. In this conversation, Sedaris shares his thoughts on writing, the qualities that make for a great person, what it's like to live with his conscience, and the best advice he has both doled out and received himself.

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We also have a great animated video that Sedaris narrates, which you can watch here:

Author and humorist David Sedaris shares the story of one of his most memorable—and humbling—flights, and explains why he's grateful for his longtime boyfriend's good conscience. Watch his story come to life. (Kate M. Tobey/The Washington Post)

 

Read also: A little morality tale by David Sedaris

Lillian Cunningham is the editor and feature writer for The Washington Post's 'On Leadership' section.

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