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Right Thing = Good Business w/ Misty Whited, Austin Community Foundation

RecognizeGood: You’ve been at Austin Community Foundation for a while, so how have you seen the culture grow and develop over time with continuous improvement? Or was it there when you started and y’all continue to shepherd it? Misty Whited: I believe it was there when I started. I think a lot of it has to do

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Right Thing = Good Business w/ Michelle Long, Shop LC

RecognizeGood: How does Shop LC justify the investment that you make into your people? Because that takes not only money, but it takes a ton of time to manage. What’s the benefit to the business of going beyond normal expectations to manage all of that? Michelle Long: I think the benefit to the business is that our

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Right Thing = Good Business w/ Michele Glaze, Samsung Austin Semiconductor

RecognizeGood: One of the things that really stands out about Samsung Austin Semiconductor is this culture of empowerment – if you’ve got an idea, you’ve got an outlet for it and your idea’s not going to get swept under the rug. How does that benefit your employee morale and attitude? Michele Glaze: Samsung Austin Semiconductor cares

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Right Thing = Good Business w/ Emlyn Lee, BRAVE Communities

RecognizeGood: In general, the values that you try to espouse yourself through BRAVE Communities come down to what? Emlyn Lee: I think one of my life mottos is, no pun intended, to be brave and to get outside your comfort zones – through that, whatever that may be personally / professionally, you know you can

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Right Thing = Good Business w/ Chris Siebenthaler, Redbud Plumbing

RecognizeGood: As a founder, how have you found your personal ethics or values cascading down to everybody who works for you? Chris : Well, from the beginning, when the recent ice storm went down it was very important for me, for ethics to be very high up on the list of priorities. If I don’t

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Right Thing = Good Business w/ Kareece Sacco, Well Aware

RecognizeGood: Well Aware makes a pointed effort to not go in and just help the communities in Africa that you serve, but to collaborate and work with and make it more of a relationship based on, [RecognizeGood’s] founder always says trust, respect, and mutual appreciation, and I think that’s applicable here. Why is that important

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