Dan Price is the Founder & CEO of Gravity Payments. Raised in rural Idaho, far from the closest neighbor, Dan Price started Gravity Payments from his university dorm room when he was just 19 years old. At 26, has been awarded the National SBA Young Entrepreneur of the Year, presented by President Barack Obama
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This book challenges the conventional wisdom that business success comes at the expense of employee well-being. Zeynep Ton argues that, even in low-cost settings, providing good jobs can lead to lower costs, higher profits, and greater customer satisfaction. Full of counterintuitive insights, Ton's research highlights successful companies, such as Costco and Trader Joe's, that prioritize employee satisfaction alongside customer needs. This book outlines a blueprint for any organization that wants to pursue a sustainable competitive strategy in which everyone - employees, customers, and investors - wins.
@NikkiMedoro greed, laziness, backward thinking. @zeynepton wrote a great book called the good jobs strategy that explains it well. – source
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Decolonizing Wealth presents a powerful analysis of the colonial dynamics in philanthropy and finance, drawing from Native traditions. Author and philanthropy executive Edgar Villanueva offers solutions for restoring balance and healing divisions, denouncing the perpetuation of systems of oppression and advocating for justice. Villanueva's Seven Steps for Healing provide a roadmap to address systemic imbalances, promoting mutual liberation and inter-connectivity. This timely and critical book offers thoughtful solutions that challenge the philanthropic industry and readers alike.
@5P4C3K1773N @AnandWrites Helpful book for sure – source
Discover the revolution that transformed American households and workplaces in The Rise and Fall of American Growth. With historical anecdotes and economic analysis, this critical read weaves a vivid narrative that challenges the belief that economic growth will continue relentlessly. Economist Robert Gordon argues that escalating inequality, a stagnant education system, an aging population, and rising debt will hold back productivity growth. As we face an uncertain future, this book is a tribute to a century of remarkable change and a warning that tougher times may be on the horizon.
@RossSchumann Read “The Rise and Fall of American Growth”. It’s a history book. No politics. It will clear it up for you. Wishing you the best. Also, read dark money to learn more about origin of current economic orthodoxy. – source