Doug Rauch, the former president of Trader Joe’s, now the CEO of the non-profit, Conscious Capitalism, sat down with Cinderella CEO On Air in Chicago to record a fascinating interview. Rauch, still a grocery guru, who cares deeply about the power of good that business brings to the table, recently started a new retail concept called the Daily Table. Busy leading the National Conscious Capitalism movement, he shares his story of how he started with Trader Joe’s, and how he helped grow the grocery store chain. He gives advice on how to avoid “crapitalism,” how to excel as an entrepreneur, and why listeners may want to consider becoming intrapreneurs within a company. And of course, he talks about Conscious Capitalism and how practicing its tenets are key to a company’s success, and ideally making capitalism […]
Doug Rauch is our 10th Cinderella CEO podcast interview. Soft spoken, and really smart, the former president of Trader Joe’s, and current CEO of Conscious Capitalism, Doug Rauch has also started a project called the Daily Table to bring fresh food to the inner cities. Doug talks about how he fell into the grocery biz, and how to avoid “crapitalism!” We talk about how to excel as an entrepreneur, and why listeners may want to consider becoming “intrapreneurs” as an alternative. Doug discusses capitalism, how it can be a force for good, and why “Conscious Capitalism” caught his attention. (This is a re-edit of the first interview for better audio clarity). Listen to “Interview with Doug Rauch, former President of Trader Joe's” on Spreaker.
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Have you seen Fairy Jobmother on the Lifetime channel on Wed night or WE’s Downsized on Thurs night? Fairy Jobmother is scruffy but upbeat – much like Jerry Seinfeild’s Marriage Ref and Nanny 911. Downsized is so REAL that it can be painful to watch – but should be on every banker’s, corporate CEO and politician’s watch list in America. Downsized is truly what is real in America right now. Now, a possible bright spot… Cathie Black was just named by NYC Mayor Bloomberg as the new Superintendent of Schools for Manhattan. Plucked from her position as head of Hearst magazines to replace Joel Klein, she’s worked her way up through advertising sales to head of USA TODAY, publisher of oodles of magazines, including Oprah’s O magazine. Now Cathie Black will face a formidable challenge […]