12 Feb 2015
The Real Rick's Cafe – Building a Business in Casablanca
You may remember Rick’s Café Americain as the gin joint in the movie Casablanca. For years Rick’s existed only on film. When Kathy Kriger, an American entrepreneur living in Casablanca, decided to bring Rick’s Café to life, she had no idea how hard it would be. In this episode Kriger tells The Business how corruption and lack of connections almost cost her her life-savings, and Harvard Business School professor Karthik Ramanna shares his advice on maintaining integrity in corrupt environments.
Music: Casablanca (Main Title), Knock on Wood (feat. Dooley Wilson), As Time Goes By (feat. Dooley Wilson), Casablanca (Medley), Ilsa Demands the Letters, Airport Finale - all from the Casablanca (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)