On Tuesday, October 8 Blackstone Chairman, CEO and Co-Founder Stephen Schwarzman will sit down with The Washington Post’s Michael Duffy for an in-depth interview about his best-selling book, What It Takes: Lessons in the Pursuit of Excellence.

In What It Takes, Schwarzman shares significant moments from his life and 50-year career in business to teach bold lessons and show readers how to become successful entrepreneurs, and follows key moments in the founding and growth of Blackstone, explaining Schwarzman’s desire to create a different kind of financial firm. The book, published by Simon and Schuster, will be available for purchase at the event.

This event will be livestreamed at wapo.st/ceoschwarzman. Media who wish to cover must RSVP to nancy.murphy@washpost.com

Tuesday, October 8

Networking Breakfast: 8:30 A.M.

Interview: 9:00 - 10:00 A.M.

The Washington Post Live Center

1301 K St NW, Washington DC, 20071