Believe in people : bottom-up solutions for a top-down world / Charles Koch, Chairman and CEO, Koch Industries with Brian Hooks, Chairman and CEO, Stand Together.
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- ISBN: 9781250200969
- ISBN: 1250200962
- Physical Description: xviii, 301 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : St Martin's Press, 2020.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 262-293) and index.
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Introduction: The principles of progress -- part 1. My story : the principles that transformed my life: Busy being born ; Unlimited potential ; Transforming Koch Industries -- part 2. Our country's story : the long and winding road: The core institutions of society ; Social entrepreneurs -- part 3. Your story : a brighter future for all: People aren't problems ; Lifelong learning ; An economy for everyone ; Up from partisanship ; Movements of millions -- Conclusion: A life well lived -- Appendix: Koch Industries' guiding principles.
"People are looking for a better way. Towering barriers are holding millions of people back, and the institutions that should help everyone rise are not doing the job. Crumbling communities. One-size fits all education. Businesses that rig the economy. Public policy that stifles opportunity and emboldens the extremes. As a result, this country is quickly heading toward a two-tiered society. Today’s challenges call for nothing short of a paradigm shift – away from a top-down approach that sees people as problems to be managed, toward bottom-up solutions that empower everyone to realize their potential and foster a more inclusive society. Such a shift starts by asking: What would it mean to truly believe in people? Businessman and philanthropist Charles Koch has devoted his life to answering that question. Learn what he’s discovered during his 60-year career to help you apply the principles of empowerment in your life, in your business, and in society. By learning from the social movements and applying the principles that have enabled social progress throughout history, Koch has achieved more than he dreamed possible – building one of the world’s most successful companies and founding Stand Together, one of America’s most innovative philanthropic communities. Stand Together CEO Brian Hooks and Koch show how the only way to solve the really big problems – from poverty and addiction to harmful business practices and destructive public policy – is for each and every one of us to find and take action in our unique role as part of the solution."--book jacket.
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