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A conversation with 'Boss Hog'

Aug 8, 2006
Marketplace's Kai Ryssdal talks to Harley-Davidson CEO Jim Ziemer about his rise from shop floor to corner office.

Maintaining Harley-Davidson's allure

Aug 7, 2006
James Ziemer runs motorcycle-maker Harley-Davidson. In the latest of our Conversations from the Corner Office, he tells host Kai Ryssdal why his company's bikes have remained an American icon.

Bill Pulte at home with building houses

Jul 27, 2006
He started as a humble carpenter and wound up running one of the biggest homebuilding companies in the US. Kai Ryssdal talks to Pulte Homes Inc. founder Bill Pulte.

Karmazin is Sirius about satellite radio; Part 2

Jun 19, 2006
Host Kai Ryssdal talks with Sirius Satellite Radio CEO Mel Karmazin about the future of the broadcast media in our latest 'Conversation from the Corner Office.'

Karmazin is Sirius about satellite radio

Jun 19, 2006
After running CBS and Viacom, Mel Karmazin now heads up Sirius Satellite Radio. He tells Kai Ryssdal that he expects radio via satellite to one day be as common as cable TV. Another in our "Conversations From the Corner Office" series.

Sumner Redstone: Staying on top

May 15, 2006
In our continuing series of interviews with corporate leaders, "Conversations From the Corner Office," Kai Ryssdal discusses strategy, and fish tanks, with the chairman of Viacom and CBS.

Sumner Redstone: 'Content is king'

May 15, 2006
Kai Ryssdal talks with CBS and Viacom Chairman Sumner Redstone about his more than 50 years in the media business and how he's stayed on top for so long.

The Corner Office: Xerox CEO Anne Mulcahy

Apr 21, 2006
Anne Mulcahy talks with host Kai Ryssdal about what it's been like taking her company back from the brink of bankruptcy.

Charles Schwab: Putting himself out front

Mar 15, 2006
Kai Ryssdal talks with Charles Schwab about the evolution of the discount brokerage business and how he came to be the face of the company.
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Mattel's Bob Eckert on what makes a good toy

Feb 14, 2006
Toymakers are in New York this week, showing off their wares at the industry's big annual trade show. Kai Ryssdal talks with Mattel CEO Bob Eckert about what makes a good toy, and why such a fun business can be so tough.