That was quite an interview former British Prime Minister Tony Blair gave to OZY recently. “Off-the-hook awesome,” tweeted one reader. Declared another: ”TAKE NOTES.” Blair’s three-part conversation with OZY founder and CEO Carlos Watson ranged from lessons in leadership to tips for the the GOP. We’ve collected them here, plus added a bonus track, if you will – audio of the complete interview. Among other things, Blair talks about his favorite TV shows and opens up about life in office.
Tony Blair took a losing party and turned it into a poltical powerhouse. In this clip, he about how to pull off radical change while also pulling a country together. It turns out Blair is very up to speed on American politics and has some surprising advice for the GOP.
From personal experience to advising dozens of developing nations, the U.K.’s former prime minister shares his keys to executing on real change. Blair knows a lot about how to get things done – and when the stakes are the success or failure of an entire nation, you need to know your priorities.
Does democracy stand a chance in the Middle East? Blair believes it does, but only if the U.S. and Europe take a more active role there. Hear him make the case for ongoing involvement.
And here’s audio of the complete interview.
Why you should care
Three smart videos from a very savvy leader, plus the complete interview.