The freedom train has left the station, my friends. If you're a business leader, you better track that train down, leap aboard and learn how to conduct the right type of freedom throughout your business ecosystem. If you don't, your company and your career may soon hurtle off the rails.
For an adult who loves to learn, but also loves marketing, who has a background in education and events, you aren't told what way to go. There is really only one thing to do and that is to create your own path.
The basic problem for someone like Whole Foods' CEO John Mackey is that he has not been conscious enough to actually challenge the basic assumptions of the economic model by which he built his company.
The over-the-top adulation of the private sector, which pervades Conscious Capitalism, might be tolerated by readers seeking the secrets of Whole Foods' success. But those looking for rigorous analysis and informed inspiration will be disappointed.
So what sets the New Seasons Markets apart? Their core philosophy...a connection to place. This is apparent in many ways: commitment to the region, commitment to growers and suppliers, and commitment to the community.