A Bit of Optimism

Kindness with James Rhee

Episode Summary

You went to Harvard undergrad, you went to Harvard Law, you became a hot-shot Private Equity guy. So your next move is obviously…? If you’re James Rhee, you walk away from all of it and discover what really makes a business grow: the intangibles. What started out as a six month project to help a company avoid liquidation turned into a seven year passion filled with new friends, compassion, and lots of goodwill. And the results were profound. It turns out intangibles can be measured and kindness is good for business. This is… A Bit Of Optimism.

Episode Notes

You went to Harvard undergrad, you went to Harvard Law, you became a hot-shot Private Equity guy.  So your next move is obviously…?

If you’re James Rhee, you walk away from all of it and discover what really makes a business grow: the intangibles.

What started out as a six month project to help a company avoid liquidation turned into a seven year passion filled with new friends, compassion, and lots of goodwill. And the results were profound.  It turns out intangibles can be measured and kindness is good for business.  

This is… A Bit Of Optimism. 

For more on James and his work check out:

Redhelicopter.com for news on upcoming projects, including a forthcoming book.

https://www.ted.com/talks/james_rhee_the_value_of_kindness_at_work?language=en

https://www.ashleystewart.com/strongtogether.html