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Business in a Political Age

Bernanke - Advice 2

Political actors have a strategy for your business
Do you have a strategy for them?

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       Winning       Politically

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Opposing forces have multiplied
Force multipliers are required to make democracy work

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Capturing the Benefits of Trade

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Unleashing trade's power to ignite growth and reduce friction

Spreading its benefits

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IMaking Associations Work

Meeting with Independent Community Bankers Association

Washington, DC

December 4, 2014

It was a great opportunity for my students from George Washington University's Graduate School of Political Management to better understand the role of associations in making democracy work by receiving a briefing from the staff of the Independent Community Bankers Association.

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CcMaking Congress Work

Hands On Tour of the U.S. Capitol

Washington, DC

December 3, 2014

It was wonderful to give students from George Washington University's Graduate School of Political Management a hands on tour of the U.S. Capitol to give them a sense of what is really required to make democracy work.

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CMaking Democracy Work

Speech - St. Mary's College

Moraga, California

November 24, 2014

I enjoyed discussing Making Democracy Work and The Graduate School of Political Management with students from St. Mary's College in California and meeting with Dr. Hisham H. Ahmed. Dr. Ahmed previously was the spokesperson for the Palestinian Authority and President Abbas. 

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RMaking Democracy Work / America as Catalyst

Speech - LUISS


November 18, 2014

I enjoyed a vibrant exchange of ideas with students from LUISS - The Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali - discussing Making Democracy Work and America as Catalyst.

LUISS University Article - How to make democracy work: Mark Kennedy's vision - see article

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IStrengthening U.S - Turkey Relationship

GWU Alumni Reception


Photo: Engaging with GWU President Steven Knapp and Koc Holdings CEO Mustafa Koc

November 13, 2014

It was wonderful to engage with 150 alumni of George Washington University in Istanbul.  Strengthening ties of alumni across continents strengthens ties between our two countries.

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