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Read the article Creating Opportunity in Education.
Jul 1, 2022

Creating Opportunity in Education

Hosted by: Eva Chiang, Ph.D.

Recent eighth grade graduates will be entering the workforce in 2030. Is your state preparing them appropriately? Governor Bill Haslam, the Sammons Enterprises Fellow at the Bush Institute, and Anne Wicks, the Ann Kimball Johnson Director of Education and Opportunity at the Bush Institute,  discuss how we can support our kids and create opportunities for them.

Read the article Gary Cohn -- Overcoming Obstacles, Taking Risks, and Growing From Failure.
May 13, 2022

Gary Cohn -- Overcoming Obstacles, Taking Risks, and Growing From Failure

Hosted by: Andrew Kaufmann, J.H. Cullum Clark

Gary Cohn, the 11th Director of the National Economic Council, former president and chief operating officer at Goldman Sachs, and current Vice-Chairman at IBM, struggled as a student because of dyslexia. But he tells us how the challenges he faced helped him learn about risk -- and how to not fear failure.

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