Oct

26 2020

Book Festival in Your Living Room Presents Arthur Blank

8:00PM - 10:00PM  

Zoom

Contact Scott Cohen
scottc@jccnh.org

Register in advance. Book Fest In Your Living Room Presents Arthur M. Blank, Good Company

 

ZOOM Webinar Author Talk + Q & A

Tickets: $36 for one virtual ticket (includes one copy of the book and shipping).

 

Event Description:

In Good Company, Arthur Blank shares a visionary roadmap of how purpose and profit can—and should—go hand-in-hand for companies large and small. He reveals never-been-told stories about his abrupt departure from Home Depot, his feelings in the moments and days following the devastating Super Bowl LI, the building and rapid success of Atlanta United, the NFL protests that began in 2016, and many other stories about his purpose-driven philanthropy and the ups and downs in a life of unimaginable business success in multiple settings. Blank illustrates how the values-based culture The Home Depot was built on, and still uses today, can transcend across  any  business or  organization. 

 

Blank  takes readers inside the story of how he built his current businesses around six key principles: Put People  First; Listen and Respond; Include Everyone; Innovate Continuously; Lead by Example; Give Back to Others. With these values, Blank succeeded in turning around a struggling NFL team, rebooting a near-bankrupt retail  chain, building a revolutionary new stadium in the heart of Atlanta, revitalizing a neighborhood, launching a startup soccer club, and more.

 

About the Author:

Blank founded The Home Depot in 1978 and is now widely recognized for his diverse business portfolio. In addition to  the  Arthur  M.  Blank Family Foundation, Blank’s Family of Businesses includes the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons; MLS’s Atlanta United; the nationwide PGA TOUR Superstore; three ranches in Montana, Mountain Sky Guest Ranch, West Creek Ranch and Paradise Valley Ranch; and Mercedes-Benz Stadium, which hosted the 2019 Super Bowl and is home to the Falcons and Atlanta United.

 

Arthur Blank’s book proceeds will go to The National Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta, Georgia in perpetuity with an initial contribution of $300,000 to celebrate the memoir’s publication this fall.

 

Presented in partnership with The Atlanta History Center and the National JCC Literary Consortium

 

Sponsored by the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival

 

 

All books include shipping to the US and Canada only. Books will be shipped after the event.

 

EVENT RECORDINGS:

 

Event recording for ticket holders will be available 24 hours after the event for a limited time; please email bookfestival@atlantajcc.org if you would like a copy.

 

On-demand recording of the event may be purchased on this ticketing page after the program. 

 

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