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Engage or Enrage

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

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Making Democracy Work

  • Not just winning elections, governing

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Friends, Power, Friends with Power

  • A Flatter world requires wider vision, closer friends

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TPP, TTIP and Beyond

  • Protectionists have a narrow view
  • Unleashing trade's benefits requires a wide coalition

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Making Democracy Work

Hollywood's Secrets for Success

Speeches at Eugene McCarthy Center - St. John's University

Collegeville, Minnesota

February 19, 2014




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ECBO Director Doug Elmendorf

Economic Club of Minnesota

Minneapolis, Minnesota

February 20, 2014

We had a great Economic Club of Minnesota (which I chair) event with our February luncheon speaker Dr. Doug Elmendorf, Director of the Congressional Budget Office. 

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GWinning Together

Speech - La Fundación Colosio seminar

Photo (© Kennedy) - Guadalajara, Mexico

February 21, 2014

It was wonderful to address the mayors of cities from throughout Mexico at a seminar to discuss the international aspects of municipal government put on by La Fundación Colosio, the think tank of Mexico's ruling political party - the PRI.

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nPeak Leadership for Political Leaders

Speech - University of Navarra

Photo (© Kennedy) - Washington DC

February 25, 2014

It was wonderful to share insights on Peak Leadership for Political Leaders with graduate students from Spain and Latin America pursuing their master's degree at the University of Navarra.

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Camp and Hagel Swing for the Fences

Huffington Blog Post

February 27, 2014

"In an environment where others are only bunting, two individuals, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp, R-Mich., and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel are swinging for the fences with big plans that have the potential to shape policy for years to come. Camp is floating an overhaul of the nation's tax code. Hagel is attempting to shape the military into a smaller, high-tech fighting force more adapted to current threats.

Legislators were meant to not just win elections, but to legislate. Cabinet Secretaries were not meant to be caretakers, but to tackle big issues. While each initiative includes some elements I support and others I oppose, I applaud their quest to climb the highest peak they face, the first step of what I call Peak Leadership."

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