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Koch Industries Chairman and CEO Charles Koch recently sat down with radio host Bill Bennett for a wide-ranging discussion on the concept that virtuous cycles of mutual benefit drive both good companies and a good society. Check back here each week for a new installment of the eight-part series.

 
 
 

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Get to know Charles Koch. Discover the big ideas he’s used to build a global company.

Hear Charles Koch discuss the concept of virtuous cycles with radio host Bill Bennett in the first episode of an upcoming eight-part audio series.

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Hear Charles Koch discuss the concept of virtuous cycles with radio host Bill Bennett in the second episode of the eight-part audio series.

Koch discusses the role of virtuous cycles in business and the need to understand what customers value in order to derive mutual benefit from a transaction. The episode covers the importance of developing knowledge networks within businesses, as well as building a culture that values experimentation and prudent risk taking.

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Hear Charles Koch discuss the concept of virtuous cycles with radio host Bill Bennett in the third episode of the eight-part audio series.

Koch discusses the importance of taking risks and eliminating all forms of protectionism to enable innovation. The episode also explores how virtuous cycles have allowed Koch Industries to evolve its capabilities over the years.

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Hear Charles Koch discuss the concept of virtuous cycles with radio host Bill Bennett in the fourth episode of the eight-part audio series.

This segment explores how virtuous cycles in business can be replicated across various institutions in society. Koch explains what is needed for individuals and businesses to succeed, while also exploring what happens in the absence of these principles.