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THE ELEMENTS OF WISDOM

Author and radio host Krista Tippett, who has spent years interviewing some of the world’s greatest thinkers, shares what she’s learned about being an enlightened leader.
Age of enlightenment “Some people grow old and wise, and some people just grow old,” says Tippett.

Conceiving a breakthrough product or navigating administrative entanglements is exponentially more difficult when you—and your staff—are distracted by what feels like the fourth disturbing news brief of the day. But, according to Krista Tippett, a Peabody Award–winning public radio host and author of Becoming Wise: An Inquiry Into the Mystery and Art of Living, there’s a way to offer stability and foresight in the face of uncertainty. It’s a subject she’s covered widely in On Being, the radio show on which she has discussed such

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