Leadership Lessons – News & Praise

New Year’s Day lessons from The Beatles (Hindustan Times)

“It taught them to develop humility, tenacity, understanding their audience, the flair — who doesn’t remember the vigorous head-shaking — that woos the audience,” says Mohan whose book “Leadership Lessons with The Beatles” is slated for publication in May 2022.

January 1, 2022

New Years’ Day Lessons from The Beatles (Deutsche Welle)

“I believe those who perform, write, and entertain are some of the most resilient people in the world. Think about writers — they encounter so many rejections before their work gets published. Think about actors who try out for many roles before landing one. Any artist who has been working as one for 10, 20, 30 years is already resilient. Those who are starting their artistic career may not be. However, they are also probably very attuned to the new artistic mediums — YouTube, the internet, Instagram, etc. They make it work,” Shantha Mohan, mentor and project guide at Carnegie Mellon University’s Silicon Valley Campus tells DW.

December 20, 2021

“How can The Beatles help all of us—engineers, musicians, techies, leaders, and everyday folks—live and lead creatively?”

I enjoyed chatting with Michael Alcee about the documentary Get Back. It was a wonderful, noteworthy conversation considering my book Leadership Lessons with The Beatles is going to be out in May 2022. Thanks to Adam Grant for connecting me with Michael.

The Beatles Gift That Keeps On Giving