Modern-day Hank Reardon Jay Lapeyre Visits Renaissance Man Jim Woods

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Today we feature a reprise interview with Jay Lapeyre discussing philosophy, business, the dangers of zero-sum thinking, and the virtue of gratitude with a modern-day Hank Reardon, Jay Lapeyre.

Fans of Ayn Rand’s magnum opus “Atlas Shrugged” will know the character Hank Rearden. He’s the business executive that runs his company by the principles of reason and rational self-interest.

Welcome to the Way the Renaissance Man podcast.

This is a show about ideas, personal empowerment, and celebrating the rational life. Our goal is to help each other discover the tools needed to better focus our minds, integrate our thoughts with actions, and live the lives we really want with your host Jim Woods.

This season, I will continue speaking with many more interesting Renaissance Men, and Women, who can help us identify, understand and assimilate the key ingredients essential to constructing a life well lived.

Who's On:

Today’s guest is someone Jim considers a modern-day Hank Reardon: Jay Lapeyre. Jay is the President of Laitram, LLC, a diversified global manufacturer of plastic conveyor belting, shrimp processing equipment, and space-saving stairs. He is a member of the Tulane University Board of Administrators, and Jay is the Board Chair of The Atlas Society in Washington, D.C.

What's Discussed:

In this episode, you’ll learn about Jay’s intellectual awakening while playing college basketball at the University of Texas.

You’ll also learn about his life-long journey of integrating philosophy with business, and how the two are inextricably linked.

The discussion then goes on to Jay’s work with the Atlas Society, and how he lends his passion to the organization to help promote and disseminate Ayn Rand’s revolutionary ideas.

And, so much more…

And now, here’s Jim’s conversation with Jay Lapeyre…

Learn More with Links:

Jay's Website: www.laitram.com

FreedomFest Website: https://www.freedomfest.com/




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