John Mackey, CEO of Whole Foods Market, delivered a very eloquent essay on what is wrong and what is right in our society, culture, and politics. Three things that are absolutely necessary for success in a business, a market, and a political system are: Transparency, Trust, and Genuine Concern for People.
That is what Whole Foods, as a company, embodies as a mission and vision. The same type of mission and dedication to these three tenets should be a part of our political system. The reason that we are in this current political and economic climate is because there is limited transparency, very minimal trust, and a lack of care for people – or the END CONSUMER.
By embracing these ideals, and by caring for our fellow human man (caring as in hand-ups NOT hand-outs), we will see TRUE PROFITABILITY – as people, business-owners, stockholders, and community members.
Please take the time to read John Mackey’s essay here: http://www2.wholefoodsmarket.com/blogs/jmackey/2010/03/09/creating-the-high-trust-organization/
By: Tisha Casida