A Time to Lead with Purpose and Humanity


In these unprecedented times, corporate leaders are being put to the test. Many just last summer had signed the Business Roundtable Statement of Purpose that committed their companies to serving all stakeholders. The pandemic is the first test of these principles. The author is a former CEO of Best Buy, a company that signed the statement, and has spoken with many of those CEOs over the past week. While acknowledging much uncertainty remains, he is largely encouraged by their responses to the crisis as companies look out for employees, customers, suppliers and most importantly, the communities they serve. The author implores those leaders to continue the charge, and asks others to join the fight.

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