How Entrepreneurs Can Lead The Way To Social Justice
The death of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis police in the midst of a deadly pandemic and widespread unemployment has galvanized millions of people to risk infection to protest systemic racism. So many, in fact, that this could well be a pivotal moment in America’s troubled racial history. For business leaders and their companies, it means an unprecedented reckoning on social justice.
Not everyone in your company is likely to agree on what to do next. And even if they did, consensus is no way to run a startup. As the leader, your priorities, in descending order, are your customers, your company, your team, your suppliers and, last of all, you. That’s what you signed up for when you launched your enterprise.