Global Denmark Podcast

Rufus Gifford

December 18, 2018 Episode 1
Global Denmark Podcast
Rufus Gifford
Chapters
00:02:30
What it means to be an Ambassador
00:07:00
Preparing to come to Denmark and how the pre-existing knowledge about Denmark shifted over time
00:10:16
The Danish level of trust
00:12:20
Advice for foreigners coming to Denmark
00:16:42
Denmark’s position as the happiest country on earth
00:20:30
Thoughts on patriotism and nationalism
00:22:30
Key takeaways from recent midterm elections in the United States
00:28:42
Experience and thoughts on fundraising
00:32:13
Advantages and disadvantages of jante-law?
00:39:38
Habits, routines, and rituals to maintain energy for high-level performance
00:41:00
Self-regulation and counterproductive personality traits
00:43:30
Favorite failure
00:44:56
Mentors
00:48:24
Computer games, McDonald's and other fun facts about Rufus Gifford
00:50:20
What Denmark and the United States can teach each other
00:53:39
Book recommendations and closing comments
Global Denmark Podcast
Rufus Gifford
Dec 18, 2018 Episode 1
Global Denmark / Rufus Gifford
The Global Denmark Podcast kicks off its inaugural episode with hosts Ed Ley and Thomas Mulhern interviewing Rufus Gifford, the former US Ambassador to Denmark.
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The Global Denmark Podcast kicks off its inaugural episode with hosts Ed Ley and Thomas Mulhern interviewing Rufus Gifford, the former US Ambassador to Denmark.

They discuss what it means to be an ambassador, the double edged sword of being “the happiest”, the current political climate, personal vs professional humility and life on Air Force One.

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What it means to be an Ambassador
Preparing to come to Denmark and how the pre-existing knowledge about Denmark shifted over time
The Danish level of trust
Advice for foreigners coming to Denmark
Denmark’s position as the happiest country on earth
Thoughts on patriotism and nationalism
Key takeaways from recent midterm elections in the United States
Experience and thoughts on fundraising
Advantages and disadvantages of jante-law?
Habits, routines, and rituals to maintain energy for high-level performance
Self-regulation and counterproductive personality traits
Favorite failure
Mentors
Computer games, McDonald's and other fun facts about Rufus Gifford
What Denmark and the United States can teach each other
Book recommendations and closing comments
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