- American Politics
- Election Forecast and Analysis
- National Security
- U.S. Current Events
Audience & Industry
- Board Meetings and Executive Briefings
- Colleges and Universities
- Senior Management Groups
Andy Card, the longest-serving White House Chief of Staff in the last 50 years, brings an insider’s perspective and analysis of the Trump Administration and a Republican Congress.
As chief of staff for President George W. Bush, assistant to the president/deputy chief of staff for President George H. W. Bush and special assistant and director of intergovernmental affairs for President Reagan, Card has been at the center of U.S. politics for over 20 years. Whether it is in the middle of a presidential campaign or inside the Oval Office with a world leader, Card knows how things actually work—the reality versus the myth. He discusses today's headlines and offers analysis on the issues of the day including his perspectives on what’s happening in Washington. At President Bush's side on September 11, 2001, Card knows firsthand the geopolitical factors and risks at stake that affect the global business environment. From discussing Iran, the turmoil in North Africa and the Middle East to the political risks of doing business or investing in Africa, Asia, Europe or Latin America, Card knows the leaders, the politics and the key players. He helps your audience assess the potential political and security risks and identify economic opportunities in today's constantly changing global environment and world economy.
Views from the West Wing: How Global Trends Shape U.S. Foreign Policy
Leadership - Challenges and Choices
The true test of a leader is their record of accomplishments. Andy Card was inside the Oval Office as U.S. Presidents and world leaders laid out their vision and agendas for their respective nations. He discusses how he leveraged both strategy and execution and the vital skill of negotiation to orchestrate domestic, foreign, homeland security and anti-terrorism policy and how the same strategy can apply to your organization's business challenges. Using his own personal three "P's" of decision-making, Card demonstrates with concrete examples how to forge the consensus so vitally necessary for an organization's vision or agenda:
1. How does the proposed Policy affect people?
2. What Principle does it reflect?
3. Will organizational Partners who are directly impacted support it as the right thing to do?