- Posted by Dustin Hillis
- On August 5, 2020
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- business podcast, COVID-19, success
Dr. Scott Massey on the importance of shared value and how businesses truly succeed when they solve the problems that affect the communities they serve. Enjoy this wide ranging conversation that explores everything from artificial intelligence to local and global economies to the role of businesses in finding non political systemic solutions to systemic issues in the midst of civil unrest and a global pandemic.
“Everything that is organized has some underlying code, patterns, that make it what it is.” – Dr. Scott Massey
“We have to be wise and careful stewards of the new technologies we are creating.” – Dr. Scott Massey
“If seeing a problem as systemic leads to a solution, then that’s the right way to view the problem.” – Dr. Scott Massey
“If you are trying to solve a systemic problem, one of the personal values you have to bring to the table is setting aside your own ego.” – Dr. Scott Massey
“We need to be able to work with people we disagree with strongly.” – Dr. Scott Massey
“No problem can defeat you if your imagination and capacity for love are fully engaged.” – Dr. Scott Massey
More About Dr. Scott Massey
Scott T. Massey, Ph.D. is Founding Chairman and CEO of Global Action Platform, the leading university-business alliance advancing scalable, sustainable solutions for abundant food, health, and prosperity. Headquartered in Nashville, Global Action Platform is the operating NGO and convener for oneC1TY, a 20-acre innovation park designed to incubate sustainable urban solutions to meet the nutrition, health, and economic needs of growing urban regions and to accelerate university-business engagement in the region’s innovation economy. In addition to his leadership role at Global Action Platform, Dr. Massey is Managing Partner for Global Partnership for Sustainable Solutions, an international development organization focused on comprehensive rural development strategies. Dr. Massey serves as Professor of Strategy and Competitiveness, Massey School of Business, Belmont University, where he is a member of Michael Porter’s Microeconomics of Competitiveness global network.
A published author, speaker, university advisor, strategy consultant, and Emmy-Award nominated television documentary producer, Dr. Massey works on initiatives that connect academic, business, and government sectors, principally in innovation economic development.
The Action Catalyst is a weekly podcast hosted by Dustin Hillis, CEO of Southwestern Family of Companies, and Co-Founder of Southwestern Consulting. As a record setting salesman, entrepreneur, and CEO of a multi-business company, Dustin has a wealth of knowledge to share on how to make better use of time to achieve life, sales, and other business goals. Each week, he interviews some of the nation’s top thought leaders and experts, sharing meaningful tips and advice. Subscribe on iTunes and please leave a rating and review!