29 Sep '11, 2am

True #CSR leaders place impact above ego by @AndreaLearned #sustainability #leadership

What if your thought leadership got you very little recognition today but contributed to an incredibly significant cultural shift that made a positive difference for generations to come? It is an interesting question at a time when business leadership should be poised to jumpstart the sustainability movement – but could a preference for "show" keep the desperately needed "shift" from happening? A Businessrespect.net article about Upward Spiral , the Howard Schultz/Starbucks effort to stand against partisan divisions in Congress, explores this topic. The writer makes the point that the well-intentioned, Schultz-spearheaded campaign may be too quickly looking like a campaign for Schultz himself, and that could make the greater cause less successful. To quote the article: Entirely pragmatically – quiet influence is far more powerful. It means that once people have been influe...

Full article: http://www.csrwire.com/blog/posts/158-sustainability-lead...

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