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Conscious Capitalism, With a New Preface by the Authors: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business by Bill George, Rajendra Sisodia, John Mackey

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INTRODUCTION
Awakenings
BY JOHN MACKEY

Before I cofounded Whole Foods Market, I attended two universities, where I accumulated about 120 hours of electives, primarily in philosophy, religion, history, world literature, and other humanities. I only took classes I was interested in, and if a class bored me, I quickly dropped it. Needless to say, with such a self-directed educational strategy, I learned many interesting and valuable things, but ended up with no degree. I never took a single business class. I actually think that has worked to my advantage in business over the years. As an entrepreneur, I had nothing to unlearn and new possibilities ...

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