John Mackey is the CEO and cofounder of Whole Foods Market, cofounder of the nonprofit Conscious Capitalism, Inc., and coauthor of "Conscious Capitalism". He has devoted his life to selling natural and organic foods and building a better business model.
I really do believe that America has this weight problem, obesity issues and we have all these diseases that we get, heart disease, cancer, diabetes, autoimmune diseases that are primarily lifestyle diseases.
Some believe “conscious capitalism” is too idealistic and can’t compete in the marketplace with pure-profit companies. But when you work from a higher purpose you unleash greater degrees of commitment, […]
There are several strands within libertarianism—some over-emphasizing selfishness and under-emphasizing collective human flourishing. Yet at its core, libertarianism is about humanity’s need to be free.
The nuts and bolts of running a company—from meeting payroll each week and satisfying customers to taking on competitors—revealed that Mackey’s idealistic notions of the fair distribution of resources were […]