In this exclusive Social Capital interview, one of America’s most caring CEOs discusses how he turned the pandemic into an opportunity to help customers, the farmers who grow their food, and its employees and their families to have a better life and a better future.
This month we honor those CEOs and companies that realize that capitalism done right and respect for the family are inseparable. A free economic system that is not completely dependent upon government support only works when the family support system is alive and well. So, companies that support that family are crucial to the survival of capitalism.
Hubert Joly, who led the turnaround of Best Buy when most in business thought it a lost cause, argues eloquently that the best business leadership is about improving the lives of people.
Since we first honored David Heath as one of our “Top 10 Social Capital CEOs” last November, our continuing conversations with this philanthropically motivated for-profit entrepreneur further reinforces the evidence that business and philanthropy strengthen each other. In this revealing interview, Bombas’ CEO offers surprising perspectives on Bombas’s newest product launch – underwear.
This week, we shine our Social Capital spotlight on one of our February honorees. She is a visionary business leader who recognizes that many people are often shut out of opportunity by a slim minority of individuals who seem to control “access” to so many crucial rights or resources – and are leading efforts to prove the opposite is good business.
As our nation begins to slowly but surely emerge from the pandemic, with the numbers of those infected as well as those dying or those hospitalized dropping to levels about a tenth of what they were at the height of the illness, we thought it was a good time to shine a special light on what some of our Social Capital leaders did to help, and what they learned that can help all businesses deal with any similar challenges in the future, God forbid.
The visionary founder and CEO of Lambda School wants to blow up conventional, restrictive hiring practices that he says just plain don’t work, and he’s willing to put his money where his mouth is to do it.
When she was younger, TMV’s co-founder helped make sure the family business always respected its crews, and now she’s funding businesses that make people the point of profit.
In this exclusive Social Capital Q and A, TMV CEO Soraya Darabi candidly shares her passion for investing in purposeful startups that transform the way we live and work. Her own varied workforce history informs her ability to assess and interact with startup entrepreneurs that has garnered an unmatched record in returns.
From leaders who promote intellectual discourse to psychological awareness to medical and health knowledge our honorees this month make it their mission to help us learn for our good and the good of all in our society, thereby planting the seeds of a whole lot more Social Capital.
By embracing non-judgment, we do not give up the practices that have allowed us to succeed, but rather we question our attachment to certain longstanding practices that may actually be preventing much greater success in our businesses.
Local sourcing, local input drives Davis Smith to design a brand that is all about providing employment opportunity out of poverty and celebrating individual initiative.
In an amazing and exclusive Q and A with IBT’s Social Capital team, Delta Air Lines’ Ed Bastian gives an inside view of how doing business in the Social Capital way kept the company on course throughout the pandemic, arguably the most challenging year the travel industry has ever faced, and how it is helping them to not just persevere but to quickly rebound in amazing and inspiring ways.
From Reddit’s retail stock raiders to companies making better water and healthy food a priority to leaders who believe their company’s greatest asset is to improve the lives of their employees, and of everyone in their communities, a powerful coalition is forming around an important but oft overlooked element of Social Capital.
Mike Brady exemplifies kindness in leadership -- leaders making decisions that follow the golden rule, treating people how we want to be treated, with humanity and respect.
We honored Rachel Romer Carlson in November as one of that month’s Top 10 Social Capital CEOs for her commitment to breaking the cycle of poverty in many families by bringing the opportunity of education and upskilling to masses of workers throughout America. Her experiences with her own family opened her eyes to the critical role of education in achieving at least a middle-class level of economic security.
Core values are the guideposts that key you on track in life; consciously or unconsciously, they drive your most important decision-making.
Because employers benefit directly from a student's education and the skills they’ve learned, they should share the risk and reduce the financial burden of future employees’ education.
If there’s one thing the pandemic has brought, it’s clarity on what our real impact really is.
These leaders run their businesses and their lives as if they are the citizens of a small town, or a student at a small college, or as if they are hanging out with their small group of friends, or like we mentioned earlier, as if they are running a small business or local store.
Accelerated Partners founder advances a better way.
...And it's not what you're thinking, says CEO Jon Clifton
BloomTech CEO offers employers three powerful new hiring strategies.
Big Pharma turnaround expert proves success isn't all about selling.
And it's a big part of Chris Todd's smooth transition into CEO.
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