25 min

#72 - The Elizabeth Holmes Verdict & The Cult of Personality The Kayleigh OKeefe Show

    • Society & Culture

Welcome to the Kayleigh O’Keefe Show!


The rise, fall, trial, and conviction of former Founder and CEO of Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes, has intrigued Kayleigh since she first read the book Bad Blood by John Carryou, exposing the fraud and lies that formed the foundation of the former blood testing company.


This week the jury convicted Elizabeth on 4 of 11 counts of investor fraud. In this episode of The Kayleigh O’Keefe Show, Kayleigh reflects on the verdict and how her perspective of Elizabeth changed over the course of the trial. 
Tune into today’s episode of The Kayleigh O’Keefe Show to learn more about:
What this case really says about our leadership class  
The many high-profile government officials that bolstered Theranos in its early days
How Elizabeth was caught in our cultural crosshairs and love of personality over substance
How Kayleigh’s perception of Elizabeth softened during the trial - but not for the reasons you might expect Original Blog post: https://kayleighokeefe.com/2021/09/01/how-did-so-many-smart-people-get-it-wrong-my-thoughts-on-theranos-elizabeth-holmes-and-leadership/

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Welcome to the Kayleigh O’Keefe Show!


The rise, fall, trial, and conviction of former Founder and CEO of Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes, has intrigued Kayleigh since she first read the book Bad Blood by John Carryou, exposing the fraud and lies that formed the foundation of the former blood testing company.


This week the jury convicted Elizabeth on 4 of 11 counts of investor fraud. In this episode of The Kayleigh O’Keefe Show, Kayleigh reflects on the verdict and how her perspective of Elizabeth changed over the course of the trial. 
Tune into today’s episode of The Kayleigh O’Keefe Show to learn more about:
What this case really says about our leadership class  
The many high-profile government officials that bolstered Theranos in its early days
How Elizabeth was caught in our cultural crosshairs and love of personality over substance
How Kayleigh’s perception of Elizabeth softened during the trial - but not for the reasons you might expect Original Blog post: https://kayleighokeefe.com/2021/09/01/how-did-so-many-smart-people-get-it-wrong-my-thoughts-on-theranos-elizabeth-holmes-and-leadership/

Have a book on your heart? Ready to shift culture?

Write with Soul Excellence Publishing: https://soulexcellencepublishing.com/

25 min

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