• Former CIA Director John Brennan says a lesson from his father helped him navigate tense situations and 3 a.m. phone calls

    1 month ago - By Chron

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    John Brennan used to have one of the most stressful jobs in the world.
    Brennan was the director of the CIA until January 2017; he worked with Presidents George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and Barack Obama.
    In an episode of Business Insider's podcast, "Success! How I Did It," Brennan spoke with Business Insider US Editor-in-Chief Alyson Shontell. Brennan said he had to get used to stress.
    "Frequently, when I was at CIA, I'd get a call in the middle of the night and the phone was next to my bed - 2, 3 o'clock in the morning or so," he said. After getting the information...
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  • Former CIA Director John Brennan says a lesson from his father helped him navigate tense situations and 3 a.m. phone calls

    Former CIA Director John Brennan says a lesson from his father helped him navigate tense situations and 3 a.m. phone calls

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    John Brennan used to have one of the most stressful jobs in the world.
    Brennan was the director of the CIA until January 2017; he worked with Presidents George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and Barack Obama.
    In an episode of Business Insider's podcast, " Success! How I Did It ," Brennan spoke with Business Insider US Editor-in-Chief Alyson Shontell. Brennan said he had to get used to stress.
    "Frequently, when I was at CIA, I'd get a call in the middle of the night and the phone was next to my bed - 2, 3 o'clock in the morning or so," he said. After getting the information, he'd go straight back...
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