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Howard Schultz

A Winning Game Plan

Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam | Posted 11.27.2011 | Politics
Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam

Mr. Schultz and his cohorts are to be commended for stepping forward as concerned citizen-leaders at this time of great urgency.

PHOTOS: Coloradans Who Made The 400 Billionaires List

Posted 11.26.2011 | Denver

For the first time in the list's nearly 30 year history, all 400 people listed on the Forbes 400 list are billionaires making a cumulative sum about e...

Howard Schultz and the Heartbreak of the Self-Hating Corporation

Murray Hill Inc. | Posted 11.13.2011 | Politics
Murray Hill Inc.

As the first corporation to run for Congress, we have a special responsibility to defend the values the Supreme Court enshrined in its Citizens United ruling -- corporate greed, self-interest, hegemony and privilege -- against men like Howard Schultz.

No Place To Go But Up: Howard Schultz' Upward Spiral 2011

Kristen Breitweiser | Posted 11.04.2011 | Politics
Kristen Breitweiser

Like many of us, Schultz is frustrated and fed up. He is done with partisan politics and useless leaders. He loves our country, still believes in the American Dream, and knows that we are better than this. And he is right.

Reinventing America -- From the Bottom Up

Peter Sims | Posted 10.29.2011 | Business
Peter Sims

Buckle up, America. This revolution will be improvised. And, it's all coming to the forefront of our national consciousness soon, thanks at least in part to That Used to Be Us, a very important and timely book.

The Good Soul Howard Schultz: Exploiting an Addict Rather Than Ending an Addiction

Lawrence Lessig | Posted 10.25.2011 | Politics
Lawrence Lessig

What decent citizens and reformers like Howard Schultz need to do is to use their power to get Congress to end its addiction, by pushing for reforms that would make it possible for government to act sanely and independently of special interest funders.

Alex Wagner

Starbucks Howard Schultz CEO Pledge: Will It Work?

HuffingtonPost.com | Alex Wagner | Posted 10.19.2011 | Business

To be successful in a bid to starve Washington of dollars, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz will likely have to expand his campaign to boycott campaign co...

WATCH: Starbucks CEO Discusses His Boycott On Campaign Contributions

Posted 10.16.2011 | Politics

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz spoke to CNN Money on Tuesday about what he hopes to accomplish with his recently announced boycott on political contribu...

Dan Froomkin

I'm Mad As Hell And I'm Not Gonna Write Any More Checks

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 10.15.2011 | Politics

The CEO of Starbucks wants Washington to wake up and smell the coffee. Infuriated by what he described as irresponsible behavior, Howard Schultz is...

When LGBT Supporters Get It Wrong

Adam Hamilton | Posted 10.12.2011 | Religion
Adam Hamilton

This year, change.org had a petition drive to protest Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz' plans to speak on leadership at Willow Creek, which was described as having a "long history of anti-gay persecution."

Lizzie Schiffman

Starbucks CEO Withdraws From Conference At Anti-Gay Church; Michelle Rhee Does Not

HuffingtonPost.com | Lizzie Schiffman | Posted 10.11.2011 | Chicago

Update: On Thursday, Willow Creek Rev. Bill Hybels told audience members at the Global Leadership Summit that Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz did not sp...

Starbucks' New Expansion Motto: 'Go Fast And Go Hard'

Posted 10.02.2011 | Home

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz has laid out a plan to “go hard and go fast” after growth opportunities, reports Nation's Restaurant News. The compan...

Sonicsgate, Kingsgate, and Why I'm Over the NBA

Steven Nereo | Posted 07.10.2011 | Sports
Steven Nereo

You could say, "poor Seattle" but that would be a narrow-minded summation of the whole situation. In the big picture, the NBA and David Stern have set a precedent that no team in any market is safe.

Starbucks CEO Offers Advice to LA’s Entrepreneurs: 'You Can't Be A Bystander'

The Huffington Post | Nicole Larson | Posted 06.07.2011 | Los Angeles

On Tuesday evening, members of the Entrepreneurs' Organization's LA chapter gathered to honor Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz with the Entrepreneur of th...

Why I Appreciate Starbucks

Tony Schwartz | Posted 06.06.2011 | Business
Tony Schwartz

What makes Starbucks' Howard Schultz a different kind of leader is his recognition that any company today must see itself as part of a larger community, serving a universe of stakeholders far beyond its immediate shareholders.

Starbucks To Conquer Grocery Stores, China

Slashfood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

So what's really fueling China's rise to be the next superpower? Could it be...Starbucks? Oh what a difference a global recession makes. Three year...

Interview With A Philosopher: Why Does Some Of Our Best Thinking Happen Over Coffee?

Tom Morris | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Morris

Why does so much philosophy take place in bars and coffeehouses? What's the relationship between drinking and thinking?

Starbucks CEO On Surging Coffee Prices: Blame Speculators

Reuters | Marcy Nicholson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

(Reuters) - Starbucks Coffee Co (SBUX.O) Chief Executive Howard Schultz on Friday once again laid the blame for surging coffee prices at the feet of s...

Starbucks Eyes Consumer Products Acquisition

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

(Reuters) - Starbucks Corp (SBUX.O) may go for acquisitions over the next 12-18 months to expand its consumer products business, Chief Executive Howar...

Behind the New Starbucks Logo, a Siren's Trick

Ty Fujimura | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Ty Fujimura

Starbucks has confidently removed its name from their logo. More intriguing is the omission of the word "coffee," a strong hint that the company has larger plans in mind.

Kraft, Starbucks Distribution Dispute Escalates In Court

Coffee City | Melissa Allison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In the continuing saga of Starbucks trying to end a 12-year relationship in which Kraft Foods has distributed its coffee to grocery stores, Kraft is s...

Rags To Riches: 10 Self-Made CEOs Who Started With Nothing (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Sherry Shen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Sure, it might be highly discouraging to watch the successful progeny of dynastic wealth -- think the scions of the Houses of Trump, Hilton and Newhou...

Starbucks' Howard Schultz Shares How Volunteer Service Saved The Company

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

When Howard Schultz returned to the CEO seat of Starbucks in 2008, he was on a mission to save the company from a downward spiral caused by the econom...

Fire in the Belly: Lessons From a Caffeine Pusher

Bob Dickman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Bob Dickman

How can "moral influence" be applied to our own daily interactions with our community, whether it be business or social networks, online or off? How do we develop moral influence?

Of Greek Keys and Coffee Geeks

Alex Henry | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alex Henry

The news that the designer of New York's famous Greek-key coffee cup, Leslie Buck, has died brought with it, for me, the embarrassing realization that I have never had coffee from such a cup.