We recently hosted DICK’S Sporting Goods CEO Ed Stack at PayPal’s VP+ leadership team meeting in San Jose. I knew I also wanted Ed to join me for a #NeverStandStill episode so that his inspiring message could be shared more broadly.
The students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School have been thrust into a national debate and have made it clear that thoughts and prayers are not enough – they are demanding action from politicians, schools, the NRA and even businesses. We have seen this highly-politicized and divisive issue in the news before, but this time is different. Those students can’t be ignored. Companies are increasingly more comfortable standing up for and speaking out on hot button issues that have dominated the news over the last year.