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Patrick Mulcahy States Mistakes Are Great Learning Experiences

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Patrick Mulcahy

  • Founder, Energizer, Inc.
  • male
  • Caucasian
  • 1944 (Age: 76 years old)
  • Patrick Mulcahy - Lecture - Energizer and Acquisition of Schick Wilkinson Sword
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Biography

Patrick Mulcahy is Chief Executive Officer of Energizer, Inc. His retirement from the company was announced in the fall of 2004.

Mulcahy joined Ralston in 1968 and has served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Eveready Battery Company, Inc. since 1987. Mulcahy served as co-Chief Executive Officer and co-President of Ralston from October 1997 to June 1999. He served as Ralston's Vice President and Director, Corporate Strategic Planning and Administration, 1984--1986.

Patrick Mulcahy received Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in Science from Cornell University. He also holds an MBA from Cornell's Johnson School.

Disasters are wonderful. Well, if you can survive them they are. If you make big mistakes, our challenge to our people in our organization is, we will let you make a mistake. But just don't make it again, You better learn from it. And I have made a lot of mistakes in my career. But I try not t...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Video 1 of 25 Patrick Mulcahy Shares Background of Company, Energizer
  • Patrick Mulcahy - Lecture - Energizer and Acquisition of Schick Wilkinson Sword
  • 4/13/2005
  • Patrick Mulcahy
  • 3 min. 17 sec.
Video 2 of 25 Patrick Mulcahy States Retailers Had Leverage in Battery Industry
  • Patrick Mulcahy - Lecture - Energizer and Acquisition of Schick Wilkinson Sword
  • 4/13/2005
  • Patrick Mulcahy
  • 1 min. 41 sec.
Video 3 of 25 Patrick Mulcahy States Energizer's Strategy Built Around Customer
  • Patrick Mulcahy - Lecture - Energizer and Acquisition of Schick Wilkinson Sword
  • 4/13/2005
  • Patrick Mulcahy
  • 1 min. 14 sec.
Video 4 of 25 Patrick Mulcahy Discusses Acquisition of Schick Wilkinson Sword
  • Patrick Mulcahy - Lecture - Energizer and Acquisition of Schick Wilkinson Sword
  • 4/13/2005
  • Patrick Mulcahy
  • 5 min. 5 sec.
Video 5 of 25 Patrick Mulcahy Discusses Benefit of Merger With Schick
  • Patrick Mulcahy - Lecture - Energizer and Acquisition of Schick Wilkinson Sword
  • 4/13/2005
  • Patrick Mulcahy
  • 5 min. 42 sec.
Video 6 of 25 Patrick Mulcahy Discusses Background To Creation of 14 Rules of Business
  • Patrick Mulcahy - Lecture - Energizer and Acquisition of Schick Wilkinson Sword
  • 4/13/2005
  • Patrick Mulcahy
  • 1 min. 20 sec.
Video 7 of 25 Patrick Mulcahy States Career Is Not A Sprint And It Is Important To Choose Challenge Over Money
  • Patrick Mulcahy - Lecture - Energizer and Acquisition of Schick Wilkinson Sword
  • 4/13/2005
  • Patrick Mulcahy
  • 2 min. 10 sec.
Video 8 of 25 Patrick Mulcahy States Importance of Betting on People
  • Patrick Mulcahy - Lecture - Energizer and Acquisition of Schick Wilkinson Sword
  • 4/13/2005
  • Patrick Mulcahy
  • 1 min. 25 sec.
Video 9 of 25 Patrick Mulcahy States Spending Is No Substitute For Creativity
  • Patrick Mulcahy - Lecture - Energizer and Acquisition of Schick Wilkinson Sword
  • 4/13/2005
  • Patrick Mulcahy
  • 0 min. 44 sec.
Video 10 of 25 Patrick Mulcahy States Importance of Thinking Through Reversibility of A Decision
  • Patrick Mulcahy - Lecture - Energizer and Acquisition of Schick Wilkinson Sword
  • 4/13/2005
  • Patrick Mulcahy
  • 1 min. 39 sec.
Video 11 of 25 Patrick Mulcahy States Importance of Living One Day At A Time
  • Patrick Mulcahy - Lecture - Energizer and Acquisition of Schick Wilkinson Sword
  • 4/13/2005
  • Patrick Mulcahy
  • 0 min. 37 sec.
Video 12 of 25 Patrick Mulcahy States Importance of Treating Others As You Wish To Be Treated
  • Patrick Mulcahy - Lecture - Energizer and Acquisition of Schick Wilkinson Sword
  • 4/13/2005
  • Patrick Mulcahy
  • 0 min. 34 sec.
Video 13 of 25 Patrick Mulcahy States Importance of Putting Timeframe on A Problem
  • Patrick Mulcahy - Lecture - Energizer and Acquisition of Schick Wilkinson Sword
  • 4/13/2005
  • Patrick Mulcahy
  • 0 min. 58 sec.
Video 14 of 25 Patrick Mulcahy States Importance of Realizing Facts Are Not Truth
  • Patrick Mulcahy - Lecture - Energizer and Acquisition of Schick Wilkinson Sword
  • 4/13/2005
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  • 0 min. 59 sec.
Video 15 of 25 Patrick Mulcahy States Office And Not People Are Important In Public Companies
  • Patrick Mulcahy - Lecture - Energizer and Acquisition of Schick Wilkinson Sword
  • 4/13/2005
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  • 0 min. 36 sec.
Video 16 of 25 Patrick Mulcahy States Mistakes Are Great Learning Experiences
  • Patrick Mulcahy - Lecture - Energizer and Acquisition of Schick Wilkinson Sword
  • 4/13/2005
  • Patrick Mulcahy
  • 0 min. 35 sec.
Video 17 of 25 Patrick Mulcahy States Rules Come From Each Person's Life Experience
  • Patrick Mulcahy - Lecture - Energizer and Acquisition of Schick Wilkinson Sword
  • 4/13/2005
  • Patrick Mulcahy
  • 0 min. 15 sec.
Video 18 of 25 Patrick Mulcahy Shares Thoughts on Intellectual Property and Collaboration
  • Patrick Mulcahy - Lecture - Energizer and Acquisition of Schick Wilkinson Sword
  • 4/13/2005
  • Patrick Mulcahy
  • 1 min. 14 sec.
Video 19 of 25 Patrick Mulcahy Discusses Long Term Growth At Energizer
  • Patrick Mulcahy - Lecture - Energizer and Acquisition of Schick Wilkinson Sword
  • 4/13/2005
  • Patrick Mulcahy
  • 1 min. 52 sec.
Video 20 of 25 Patrick Mulcahy Discusses Current Position At Energizer
  • Patrick Mulcahy - Lecture - Energizer and Acquisition of Schick Wilkinson Sword
  • 4/13/2005
  • Patrick Mulcahy
  • 1 min. 38 sec.
Video 21 of 25 Patrick Mulcahy Discusses Marketing In the Battery Industry
  • Patrick Mulcahy - Lecture - Energizer and Acquisition of Schick Wilkinson Sword
  • 4/13/2005
  • Patrick Mulcahy
  • 1 min. 33 sec.
Video 22 of 25 Patrick Mulcahy Discusses Personal Background
  • Patrick Mulcahy - Lecture - Energizer and Acquisition of Schick Wilkinson Sword
  • 4/13/2005
  • Patrick Mulcahy
  • 2 min. 29 sec.
Video 23 of 25 Patrick Mulcahy Discusses Energizer-Wal-Mart Relationship
  • Patrick Mulcahy - Lecture - Energizer and Acquisition of Schick Wilkinson Sword
  • 4/13/2005
  • Patrick Mulcahy
  • 1 min. 33 sec.
Video 24 of 25 Patrick Mulcahy Shares Thoughts on Executive Compensation
  • Patrick Mulcahy - Lecture - Energizer and Acquisition of Schick Wilkinson Sword
  • 4/13/2005
  • Patrick Mulcahy
  • 1 min. 56 sec.
Video 25 of 25 Patrick Mulcahy Discusses Environmental Issues Facing Battery Industry
  • Patrick Mulcahy - Lecture - Energizer and Acquisition of Schick Wilkinson Sword
  • 4/13/2005
  • Patrick Mulcahy
  • 1 min. 7 sec.

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