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
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.
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.”
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.
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?
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.
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.
Inspiring and interesting
This podcast chronicles fascinating stories. Episode 1 with Gerard Craft was truly delightful. Can’t wait to hear the next episodes.
Just started listening to On Principle and found the first episode insightful and engaging. Looking forward to the next one.