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A different philosophy on food markets

Feb 23, 2007
In part one of our latest installment of "Conversations from the Corner Office," Whole Foods Market CEO John Mackey and Kai Ryssdal rap about organic food and growing as an entrepreneur.
Posted In: Whole Foods

All about service, all about people

Jan 29, 2007
Marriott International Chairman and CEO Bill Marriott talks about why running the world's largest lodging company isn't so different from operating a root beer stand.

Conversations From the Corner Office: Bill Marriott

Jan 25, 2007
The head of Marriott International Inc. talks to Kai Ryssdal about why running the world's largest lodging company isn't so different from operating a nine-stool root beer stand.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Conversations From the Corner Office: Howard Schultz

Dec 14, 2006
Starbucks' chairman of the board talks with Kai Ryssdal about the life experiences that shaped his corporate philosophy.

Growing up in the wine industry

Nov 16, 2006
E.&amp; J. Gallo Winery President and CEO Joseph Gallo talks with Kai Ryssdal about learning the family business from Ernest and Julio, and passing it on. <a href="http://marketplace.publicradio.org/segments/corneroffice/">Conversations From the Corner Office</a>.

A different way of doing business

Oct 9, 2006
Host Kai Ryssdal visits Sun Microsystems founder Scott McNealy in the latest Conversation from the Corner Office. McNealy talks about how his company has been able to compete with Microsoft and IBM on a much smaller budget.

Conversation with Lucent CEO Pat Russo

Sep 6, 2006
Host Kai Ryssdal talks with Pat Russo, CEO of Lucent Technologies in the latest Conversation from the Corner Office.

Russo keeps innovation at heart of Lucent

Sep 6, 2006
Marketplace's Kai Ryssdal talks to Lucent CEO Pat Russo about leading the company through tough times.

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.

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Marketplace host and senior editor Kai Ryssdal's weekly blog on the world of business and economics.