Today’s show features Alexander McCobin, Co-CEO of Conscious Capitalism, Inc. Alexander draws from his deep understanding of philosophy to bring his perspective on the important role of conscious capitalism. He describes how the tenets of conscious capitalism help to prepare leaders to embrace the new paradigm of socially conscious business. He explains why conscious business is surging into the forefront and how new and existing leaders can adopt this approach.
Our Guest – Alexander McCobin
Alexander graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2008 with a BA in philosophy and economics and an MA in philosophy. He then graduated from Georgetown University in 2014 with an MA in philosophy. During college, Alexander founded and ran a nonprofit organization that supported high school debate education in Philadelphia public and charter schools.
Alexander worked for a year at the Cato Institute on student programs. For the 8 years before joining Conscious Capitalism, Alexander served as president of Students For Liberty, an organization he co-founded and grew to include over 2,000 student groups and more than 1,400 trained student leaders in 100+ countries on all 6 inhabited continents.
Links mentioned in this episode:
- Conscious Capitalism, Inc. – Leading the movement to restore the heroic role of business in uplifting humanity.
- Firms of Endearment – Performance comparisons across selected US public/private, International companies, and the S&P 500.
- Imperative – Leading research on and metrics of purpose in the workplace