Social Capital

WHAT is it? DO you have it? HOW do you earn it?

SOCIAL CAPITAL is the intangible asset at the heart of a new and dynamic view of “success.” It is changing business and the world as we know it, especially as we face one of the most difficult periods of adjustment the world has ever known. Now we at IBT are taking you on an exclusive journey to find it, define it, and to create a forum for those trail-blazing leaders who have it to tell you in their own words how they are transforming society.

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SOCIAL CAPITAL: WHAT is it? DO you have it? HOW do you earn it?

SOCIAL CAPITAL is the intangible asset at the heart of a new and dynamic view of “success.” It is changing business and the world as we know it, especially as we face one of the most difficult periods of adjustment the world has ever known.
TOP 10 Social Capital CEOs in America for September 2020
Click on their link to learn more about their distinctive leadership styles and why they are a Social Capital CEO.
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Tony Hsieh, Zappos

Ever wanted to hang out with a CEO? You can if you work for Zappos, or if you live nearby his downtown Las Vegas headquarters because of the open culture he created.
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Robert Glazer, Acceleration Partners

He created his business without an office building because he knew how to make his entirely distributed workforce feel connected before anyone else was even talking about remote work.
Cheryl Bachelder

Cheryl Bachelder, Formerly of Popeyes

She is not only a respected CEO but also a friend and an equal in the workplace. She is such an expert on balancing between being a boss and a humble leader that it’s hard not to think of her as familywhen you work with her.
Sara Blakely, Spanx

Sara Blakely, Spanx

She believes in women and the power of business to spur the economy so much that she’s giving away a total of $5 million to 5,000 women to start their own companies – and in the middle of a pandemic, nonetheless.
Steven Williams, Frito Lay

Steven Williams, Frito-Lay

With a 30-year legacy of caring, a week-long recognition of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and his recognition of being a wonderful boss, he simply says“It’s about people.” It’s as simple as that.
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Trevor Milton, Nikola

This man goes above and beyond for people who work for him -- from selling his car to hire and pay employees and those in needed of assistance during the COVID-19 crisis, to accepting only a $1 annual salary so he could focus on building success for his team.
Peter McGuinness, Chobani

Peter McGuinness, Chobani

When Chobani reached out to pay the lunch tab for local school kids who couldn’t, he stated, “We are people, and we are parents,” exhibiting how caring is in the “DNA of the company.”
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Jill Koziol, Motherly

These co-CEOs offer a safe space for mothers who were patronized, marginalized and unrecognized because they do not fit into a traditional view of motherhood by providing a transparent, honest, and aspirational online guide to serve women and their families.
Elizabeth Tenety, Motherly

Elizabeth Tenety, Motherly

These co-CEOs offer a safe space for mothers who were patronized, marginalized and unrecognized because they do not fit into a traditional view of motherhood by providing a transparent, honest, and aspirational online guide to serve women and their families.
Pat Gelsinger

Pat Gelsinger, VMware

As a “Techie” who worked his way up from humble beginnings, he wanted to give otherstechies the chance to “find” themselves and their success. He empowers his employees by always giving them the opportunity to rise and shine like he did.