Global CEO: Gratitude Is Essential in Leadership

July 30, 2019

What Jonathan Reckford learned in his journey from Wall Street to CEO of Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity International CEO, Jonathan Reckford, has had an interesting career path including Wall Street, various corporate roles, church leadership and eventually the helm of a global non-profit.

Reckford says through his various roles he’s learned a lot about personal values. 

“If you start with a view of gratitude that tends to bleed into all these other areas,” Reckford told Dean Bill Boulding as part of the school’s Distinguished Speaker Series.

In these short videos, Reckford discusses optimism, generosity and creating common purpose. The full video of Reckford’s talk is above.

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