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  Sanjya Khosla
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"The problem is building international brands with soul while recognizing that one country does not fit all. There are people out there who know customers need different things, but they ignore the fact.�

—  Kraft International President Sanjya Khosla, on building global brands (April 14, in a talk to Kellogg students)
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Benjamin A. Pace  
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"People ratcheted back and put out bad protectionist policies. If those nationalistic tendencies take over in the U.S., that could be a problem for the world economy.�

—  Benjamin A. Pace, managing director of Deutsche Bank Private Wealth Management, on the political response to the Great Depression (April 24, in an Executive MBA Luncheon Speaker Series talk) Read the full article



  James H. Lowry
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"Study the culture; study the power brokers; play the game to win. Acquire invaluable experience. Don�t take shortcuts.�

—  Boston Consulting Group executive James H. Lowry, on personal leadership development (April 13, in a talk to Kellogg students)
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Dan Bartlett  
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"The public is looking for authentic conversations with corporate America. They can see through the false stuff. With blogs and social networking, everyone can know everything."

—  Dan Bartlett, public relations expert and former White House counselor, on maintaining corporate reputations (May 1, in an Executive MBA Luncheon Speaker Series talk) Read the full article



  Robert Shiller
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"Stories or narratives about the economy are like thought-viruses that spread through the economy a contagion."

—  Robert Shiller, author, professor and political economist, on how psychology shapes the economy (May 13, in a Kellogg Distinguished Lecture series talk)
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Maria Isabel Patino  
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"Embarrassment is an excellent, excellent way to control behavior."

—  Maria Isabel Patino, executive director of Corpovisionarios, on the power of social norms in regulating behavior in Columbia. (June 2, at the KIN Global Summit) Read the full article

 



  Howard Learner
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"Climate change isnt like TIVO. We cant hit the pause button and wait until the economy gets better to deal with it."

—  Howard Learner, director of the Environmental Law and Policy Center and former Obama campaign adviser, on the need to invest in sustainable technologies (March 31, in a talk to Kellogg students) Read the full article



Raila Odinga  
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"Any kind of leader is always dealing with some sort of crisis, whether it is the economic meltdown in the United States or something else."

—  Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga, on leadership during times of crisis (May 20, in a talk to Kellogg students) Read the full article

 



  Michael Mandelbaum
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"How green our future will be depends on what you do. If business doesnt go green, its not going to happen."

—  Michael Mandelbaum, author, professor and global affairs expert, on the prospects for a green revolution (May 5, in a Kellogg Distinguished Lecture series talk) Read the full article



Deepak Chopra  
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"Today, we are witnessing a dying carcass. We are witness to the collapse of an exhausted system built on toxic assets. This is an opportunity for reincarnation."

—  author, adjunct Kellogg professor and mind-body medicine expert Deepak Chopra, on creating prosperity from within (May 29, in a talk to Kellogg students) Read the full article



  John Brock
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"When people wouldnt spend $1.39 at the gas station for a bottle of Coke or Dasani six weeks ago but they will today, thats a good sign that were starting to get back on the right track.

—  Coca-Cola Enterprises Chairman and CEO John Brock, on leading economic indicators (June 1, in a talk to Kellogg students)
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Tom Stemberg  
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"Good ideas are markets looking for a product. Talk to consumers about their behavior rather than their intent."

—  Staples founder Tom Stemberg, on finding business opportunities (May 4, speaking to Kellogg entrepreneurship students) Read the full article

 

 

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