The way to create a successful and lasting business it to increase value for others rather than acquire profits for yourself, Charles Koch says. No one wants to pay you anything unless you offer them something that will improve their lives. (Bo Rader/Kansas.com) (Oct. 30, 2015)
Charles Koch never got that call from President Obama that he once thought he'd get. But his sometime critic is now allied with Koch in pondering changes to a criminal justice system that sometimes needlessly damages lives and our economy. (Bo Rader/Kansas.com) (Oct. 30, 2015)
John Cleese and his comedy troupe friends have made Charles Koch not only laugh but think harder about how to run a $100 billion company. Monty Python films teach us how people can ruin lives and businesses with faulty mental models, he says. Reality-based thinking in contrast can enrich our lives. (Bo Rader/Kansas.com) (Oct. 30, 2015)
Maybe, but it won't please those seeking a political book. He believes he can enrich people's lives more by explaining how his practical business ideas transformed Koch into a $100 billion company. (Bo Rader/Kansas.com) (Oct. 30, 2015)
Corporate welfare makes up about 25 percent of the annual U.S. tax code, a huge subsidy that not only supports some corporations over others but distorts the economy, and creates "welfare for the wealthy," Charles Koch said. (Bo Rader/Kansas.com) (Oct. 30, 2015)
No job no matter how small is a dead-end job, Koch says. Flipping burgers if you apply diligence and learn to work with others can lead you to become an assistant manager, and then more. People learn by working together. (Bo Rader/Kansas.com) (Oct. 30, 2015)
McConnell Air Force Base held a ribbon cutting ceremony Monday to signify completing the preparation for the arrival of the KC-46A Pegusus. After three years, 16 projects, more than 23 million pounds of steel and $267 million, McConnell stands ready to accept the KC-46A and lead the way for the future of air refueling. (Video by Fernando Salazar/The Wichita Eagle/Oct. 16, 2017)
The Final Four game against Louisville came up during American Athletic Conference's Media Day on Monday. Relive that 2013 game through these photos by Eagle photographers Jaime Green and Travis Heying. WSU lost by four points.