ACKNOWLEDGMENTS AND THANKS
TALENT, TRANSFORMATION, AND THE TRIPLE BOTTOM LINE was four years in the making. We had many helpers along the way, and I now turn, at last, to the happy task of thanking them.
Three people deeply influenced my work and thinking: Chris Hughes, Gregg Ribatt, and John Berger.
Chris Hughes read every draft of this book and improved it each time. His broad and illuminating intelligence, sound judgment, gentle humor, and deep friendship have been among my life’s greatest blessings. Gregg Ribatt gave me the valuable perspective of a highly successful CEO who wants to realize his father’s dream of creating “the company we always wanted to work for.” (Polly Ribatt, a dynamo herself, also added to the book with ideas and inspiration.) ...