29 Apr '14, 3pm

Don’t Be A Donald (Sterling, That Is) – 5 Lessons For CEOs And Business Owners

Don’t Be A Donald (Sterling, That Is) – 5 Lessons For CEOs And Business Owners

by Brian Fielkow, owner and president of Jetco Delivery and author of “Driving to Perfection: Achieving Business Excellence by Creating a Vibrant Culture “ Los Angeles Clippers owner, Donald Sterling (pictured), makes headlines today for his racist remarks captured on audio and published on TMZ over the weekend . But putting aside the abhorrent nature of his comments, for CEOs watching this unfold are there lessons to be had? I’m not here to analyze Sterling’s comments, they speak for themselves. I’m here to ask, ‘What can we as business leaders learn from this fiasco?’. This is a key example of what can happen when organizations let down their guard against intolerance and racism. The blame falls on the whole of the organization, not just Donald Sterling. Here’s what I think CEOs and business leaders can learn the Donald Sterling debacle: 1. Have A Zero Tolerance For Raci...

Full article: http://www.youngupstarts.com/2014/04/29/dont-be-a-donald-...

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