How to Reach Your Potential
Success is not about meeting someone else's definition, but reaching your potential by defining success in your own terms.
Robert S. Kaplan is president and chief executive of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Previously, he was the Senior Associate Dean for External Relations and Martin Marshall Professor of Management Practice in Business Administration at Harvard Business School. He is also co-chairman of Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation, a global venture philanthropy firm, as well as chairman and a founding partner of Indaba Capital Management. Before joining Harvard in 2005, Kaplan was vice chairman of the Goldman Sachs Group with responsibilities for Global Investment Banking and Investment Management.
He has written several books on leadership and goal development, including ‘What You’re Really Meant To Do: A Road Map For Reaching Your Unique Potential’ published by Harvard Business Review Press. You can read his most recent essay here.
Harvard Business School’s Robert Steven Kaplan, leadership expert and author of the highly successful book, What to Ask the Person in the Mirror, regularly advises executives and students on how to tackle these questions. In his indispensable new book, What You're Really Meant to Do: A Roadmap for Reaching Your Unique Potential, Kaplan shares a specific and actionable approach to defining your own success and reaching your potential.
In a series of videos on this blog, Kaplan will be sharing key insights from this book.
In the video below, Kaplan explains how success is not about meeting someone else's definition, but reaching your potential by defining it on your own terms.
Watch the video here:
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