Starbucks Cofounder Dave Olsen speaking at the Haas School, UC Berkeley, on his successes and the importance of “Leading from the Heart.”

Starbucks has been consistently ranked as both one of the best companies to work for in America as well as one of the most admired. Olsen discusses how Starbucks maintains its extraordinary values, operations, and fiscal performance while adding almost 2000 stores each year. (June 23, 2006)

The University of California Berkeley Haas School of Business is one of the world’s leading producers of new ideas and knowledge in all areas of business – which includes the distinction of having two of its faculty members receive the Nobel Prize in Economics over the past 15 years. The school offers six degree-granting programs. Its mission is to develop innovative business leaders – individuals who redefine how we do business by putting new ideas into action, and who do so responsibly. The school’s distinctive culture is defined by four key principles – question the status quo; confidence without attitude; students always; and, beyond yourself.

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