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in conversation with Robert Franklin
Recorded July 21st, 2020
J. Douglas Holladay is the author of Rethinking Success: Eight Essential Practices for Finding Meaning in Work and Life in which he shares how to find meaning, balance, and purpose throughout your career while reaching the highest levels of professional achievement—how to do well without losing yourself.
Douglas’ career trajectory of has been a unique and varied blend of public service, finance and business, non-profit work, and more recently, teaching and journalism. Formerly a senior officer at Goldman, Sachs and Co., he is a co-founder of private equity partnerships and funds, with a current focus on advising non-profit organizations. He also teaches at Georgetown University in the MBA program. He holds degrees from the University of North Carolina, Princeton Theological Seminary, and Oxford University.
Dr. Robert Michael Franklin, Jr. is the James T. and Berta R. Laney Professor of Moral Leadership at Emory University (Atlanta) and Director of the Religion Department of the Chautauqua Institution. In 2014, he served as Senior Advisor for Community and Diversity, Emory University (Atlanta). In 2013, he was a Visiting Scholar in Residence at Stanford University’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute. He is president emeritus of Morehouse College where he served as the tenth president of the nation’s largest private, four-year liberal arts college for men from 2007 through 2012.