8 episodes

On Principle, a production of Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis, tells the stories of pivotal business decisions. What led to them? What were the choices? And what lessons can executives, entrepreneurs and other leaders draw from them?

On Principle Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 12 Ratings

On Principle, a production of Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis, tells the stories of pivotal business decisions. What led to them? What were the choices? And what lessons can executives, entrepreneurs and other leaders draw from them?

    Out of the Box: Nina Leigh Krueger

    Out of the Box: Nina Leigh Krueger

    Cat litter isn’t sexy, but it can earn you some scratch—especially when you think out of the … um … box. Nestlé Purina PetCare CEO Nina Leigh Krueger tells the go/no-go story of a kitty innovation.

    • 32 min
    The Higher Purpose: Dave Ciesinski

    The Higher Purpose: Dave Ciesinski

    “Why does your company exist?” That’s the question Dave Ciesinski, CEO of Lancaster Colony, faced when he realized there was more to becoming “the better food company.”

    • 41 min
    The Tarnished Dream: Jason Wang

    The Tarnished Dream: Jason Wang

    When should a brand name stand up for a cause? Jason Wang has confronted that question. And he did it very publicly after attackers beat two of his workers from Xi’an Famous Foods.

    • 36 min
    Out of the Breach: Paulino do Rego Barros Jr.

    Out of the Breach: Paulino do Rego Barros Jr.

    Hackers pulled off history’s biggest data breach when they pierced the defenses at Equifax. Paulino do Rego Barros Jr. took the company’s reins soon after. Now what?

    • 30 min
    The Big Leap: Lisa Hu

    The Big Leap: Lisa Hu

    How do you decide to toss aside one vision of your career for another one — especially when the new path is littered with failure? Lux and Nyx founder Lisa Hu on her journey into fashion entrepreneurship.

    • 32 min
    The Negotiation: John Mozeliak

    The Negotiation: John Mozeliak

    The St. Louis Cardinals’ 2011 World Series glow faded fast for John Mozeliak, president of baseball operations. His toughest negotiation ever, with legend Albert Pujols, lay ahead.

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

RDohrman ,

Inspiring and interesting

This podcast chronicles fascinating stories. Episode 1 with Gerard Craft was truly delightful. Can’t wait to hear the next episodes.

CD in Texas ,

Strong Start

Just started listening to On Principle and found the first episode insightful and engaging. Looking forward to the next one.

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