In the gripping finale of this captivating episode of The Success Paradox, Gary embarks on a profound discussion with Howard Behar, an esteemed figure in the business world and a revered champion of conscious capitalism. They venture into the perilous territory of leaders disregarding the voices of their employees—a worrisome phenomenon all too prevalent in the corporate realm. Through compelling anecdotes and profound reflections, Howard unleashes a wave of inspiration, empowering listeners with a profound understanding of the immense transformative potential that resides within them. Prepare to embark on a journey that illuminates how the simple act of attentive listening and the embrace of a servant leadership mindset can revolutionize our approach to leadership, nurturing an atmosphere of growth, trust, and authentic human connection. Get ready to discover the keys to unlocking personal and professional transformation, guided by the incomparable insights of Howard Behar.
About Howard Behar: Howard’s career in business spans over 50 years, all in consumer-oriented businesses covering several industries. He retired from Starbucks Coffee after 21 years where he led both the domestic business, as President of North America, and was the founding President of Starbucks International. During his tenure, he participated in the growth of the company from 28 stores to over 15,000 stores spanning five continents. He served on the Starbucks Board of Directors for 12 years before retiring.
Mr. Behar is currently a Trustee for the Sheri and Les Biller Family Foundation and is on the advisory board of Anthos Capital. He formerly severed as a board member for: Starbucks, GAP, Shurgard, University of Washington Foundation and IDTech to name a few. Mr. Behar is committed to the development and education of our future leaders and has been a longtime advocate of the Servant Leadership Model. He has also authored two books on leadership titled It’s Not About the Coffee and The Magic Cup.
Hosted By: Gary C. Cooper