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May 29 | 12:00 PM MDT | Chip Wilson

Dennis J. "Chip" Wilson is a Canadian-American billionaire, businessman, and philanthropist who has founded several retail apparel companies, most notably the yoga-inspired athletic apparel company Lululemon Athletica Inc. Wilson is widely considered to be the creator of the athleisure trend.

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"Conscious Leadership" by John Mackey

"Conscious Leadership: Elevating Humanity Through Business" by John Mackey, co-founder and CEO of Whole Foods Market, provides a transformative blueprint for evolving leadership in the 21st century. Drawing from his experience leading a billion-dollar company, Mackey shares insights on the importance of value-driven leadership and its vital role in fostering business growth and employee satisfaction.

Mackey delves deep into the concept of "conscious leadership," which he defines as leadership centered on purpose, ethics, sustainability, stakeholder integration, consciousness, and culture. He asserts that conscious leaders look beyond profit maximization and emphasize creating value for all stakeholders, including employees, customers, suppliers, investors, communities, and the environment.

In the book, Mackey emphasizes the importance of leading with love and integrity, fostering a culture of accountability, and cultivating personal growth to inspire transformational change within an organization.

He shares practical steps to achieve this, including prioritizing clear communication, demonstrating vulnerability, embracing holistic decision-making, and practicing servant leadership.

According to Mackey, conscious leaders help create a positive work culture that increases employee engagement and productivity, resulting in a more prosperous and sustainable business.

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