Benefit Corporations

Milton Friedman Is Wrong

Dave Kinnear 1-On Leadership

I think he has always been wrong, but then, legally, he was more right than I. Friedman once said in a 1970 NY Times Magazine article that “businesses’ sole purpose is to generate profit for shareholders.” The title of that article is “The Social Responsibility of Business is to Increase its Profits.” My understanding of “normal” corporate charters is that …

The bottleneck is at the top.

The Secret to Leadership is . . .

Dave Kinnear 1-On Leadership

There is no secret! There are lots of books on leadership, any number of us are mentors, advisors and coaches on the topic of leadership. There are formal classes on leadership in the business schools and the secret to leadership is that there is no secret to be learned. There are still those who argue both sides of the question …