Business Profile: Arthur Blank

Business Profile: Arthur Blank

Leadership means caring about people in the first place, says Arthur Blank.

Age: 75

Industry: Home Depot co-founder, Atlanta Falcons owner, Atlanta United owner, philanthropist

Net worth: $3.9 Billions

Forbes 100 greatest business minds 2018

On Work:

“If something happens, you have to realize that you can’t just yell at people all the time.”

On Communities:

“We will ensure that associates continue to possess unsurpassed product knowledge and maintain their dedication to customer service and respect for their colleagues and for the communities in which they work and live. “

On Passion:

“Passion and standing up for things can help create a sense of unity. But you still have to act a certain way. “

Image: Atlanta Falcons owner & founder of Home Depot Arthur Blank, 2009 / bsteve76, CC BY 2.0 license

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