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We’re about to enter The Age of Compassion. Businesses are built on love and trust. That was repeated over and over again by Brian Chesky and Eric Ries.

Multi-stakeholder approach;

Great examples of these businesses - Patagonia; The word that I use to describe my affiliation with Patagonia is love. I love walking into a Patagonia store, because it makes me feel like the outdoors isn’t. I trust that Patagonia making the right moves for the environment, improving racial diversty. I love that they were one of the first companies to think about all-day daycare for their employees. Throughtout the pandemic. I’ll happily give Patagonia more of my money, because I believe these principles to be true.i

I’ve known the feeling of working at a place where you don’t inherently trust your leaders. I’ve hated that feeling. Why would I do anything for you? If I trust you, I’ll do anything.

How will that trust be built? that’s the next question.

Saadat Qadri
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Saadat Qadri
I’ve been fortunate to work with and learn from data, product and growth leaders at companies such as InVision, CB Insights, Breather, Karbon, FreshBooks, Wealthsimple, among others. I love getting my hands dirty in helping build infrastructure to power insights and growth. I’ve helped build data teams from scratch, and I’m learning how to a better manager every day. I’m an instructor at Lighthouse Labs for the Introduction to Data Analysis course.