On this episode of the AEI Idea Makers Podcast, we sit down with Dick Boyce, a private investor who has held executive positions with J. Crew, Texas Pacific Group, PepsiCo, Burger King, and Bain & Company.
In this conversation, Mr. Boyce talks about the biggest mistake he made in an otherwise successful career. Later, he explains why an important part of your job search should entail seeking out organizations that are competitive, results-driven, and constantly evolving.
Reflecting on various parts of his career, Mr. Coulter describes the differences between small and large corporations—and what it is like working at each. He also offers some big picture advice—arguing that you need to do what you like in your career.
On this episode of the AEI Idea Makers Podcast we sit down with Geoffrey Rehnert, the co-founder and co-CEO of the Audax Group. Previously, he served as managing director of Bain Capital, which he helped start with Mitt Romney in 1984.
In this episode of the AEI Idea Makers podcast, Floyd Kvamme describes the importance of technology and why he chose to study engineering in school. He also shares stories from his time at Apple, including the decision to approve and a controversial Super Bowl advertisement in 1984. We end the conversation by discussing why serving people is fundamental to any job and career.
On this episode of the AEI Idea Makers podcast, we sit down with Phil Lebherz, an entrepreneur and founder of several companies, including LISI, a wholesale distributor of group health insurance. We discuss careers, policy, the Affordable Care Act, and why every successful person is a salesperson.
New Englanders have a long and storied tradition of localism and a fierce ability to solve problems. It’s time for them to demand more diversity of ideas on their hallowed quads and campuses.
A panel of academics meets to discuss the experience of conservative professors on campus and the role faculty play in addressing the campus political climate.
Join AEI and the Pepperdine School of Public Policy for a discussion about political partisanship in American higher education and faculty’s role in addressing this dynamic.
The office of the secretary is no longer faraway and hesitant. To many education stakeholders, it is nearby, strong, and growling.
Earlier today, the U.S. Senate confirmed Betsy DeVos to serve as secretary of education. The bitterness surrounding her nomination surprised many, but the big question is what this all means going forward.
Faced with President Trump’s executive orders suspending immigration from several Muslim nations and ordering the building of a border wall, and his threats to terminate the North American Free Trade Agreement, even Alexander Hamilton, our nation’s most ardent proponent of executive power, would be worried by now.