Charles M. Henderson's Authentic Leadership Story

This video was produced for a Storytelling program.

Charles M. Henderson (left), Gary Gregory (right)

Both 18 years old

Harvard Business School Alumni Stories

As a guy who makes his living getting—and keeping—people’s attention, Charles Henderson (MBA 1991) appreciates the value of a memorable tagline. He knows that his is more compelling than most. “I call it my ‘heroin-to-Harvard’ story,” he says. “Really, it’s a metaphor for a leader’s story of where you were to where you are.”

Charles M. Henderson's Story as Seen on TV

Leading with the story of your life begins with answering the question, “who are you?”

It demands increased knowledge of self and the ability to develop transformational, inspirational stories from challenging past experiences. This is my story. Developing your story is the goal of our masterclass.


The outcome is stronger relationships and higher levels of performance.

© 2020 Charles M. Henderson Jr.