Charles Koch is the business mastermind behind Koch Industries. He’s been the co-owner, chairman, and CEO since the company’s founding in 1967. Koch Industries is the company behind an incredible number of well-known brands, including Stainmaster carpet, Quilted Northern tissue, and Dixie Cup.
Charles is also a prolific and highly influential philanthropist. He has dedicated much of his time to maintaining the legacy of the Koch Family Foundation, a charitable organization that provides grants and scholarships to students and promising young artists. Charles is also a regular contributor to various political movements and organizations, including the Republican party and the Cato Institute, a Libertarian think tank in Washington D.C.
In addition to being a widely-known businessman and philanthropist, Charles is a dedicated family man. He’s been married to his wife, Liz, since 1972, and together they have two children, Chase and Elizabeth Koch. Charles has also had a longstanding business partnership with his late brother, David Koch, who served as the Executive Vice President of Koch Industries.
I truly enjoyed my conversation with Charles. He has so much wisdom to share, and I’m grateful to him for joining me on this very special episode of The School of Greatness!
In our conversation, we dove deep into how you can reach your highest potential. We discussed the tools and strategies that have helped Charles make it to the top and how he stayed humble once he got there. We also talked about how we can all self-actualize and develop the mindsets we need to succeed. And finally, we talked about his late brother, David, and the essential life lessons Charles learned from him.
This conversation is informative, inspiring, and endlessly interesting! If you’re ready to achieve financial freedom and learn how to reach your highest potential from one of the world’s richest people, you do not want to miss Episode 1,034 with Charles Koch!