Kathleen kicks off 2023 with Michael Bush, the CEO of Great Place to Work, the global research and analytics firm that produces the annual Fortune 100 “Best Companies to Work For list.” Michael is also the author of A Great Place to Work for All: Better for Business, Better for People, Better for the World. In part one, Michael shares what makes a great place to work, how he defines leadership, and how data can help you deal with fear.
Michael C. Bush: Michael is CEO of Great Place to Work, the global research and analytics firm that produces the annual Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list, the World’s Best Workplaces list, the 100 Best Workplaces for Women list, and dozens of other distinguished workplace rankings around the world. Driven by a love of business and an unwavering commitment to fair and equitable treatment, Michael joined Great Place to Work as CEO in 2015, bringing 30 years of experience leading and growing organizations. This includes serving as CEO of Tetra Tech Communications, which he grew from $40 million to $300 million in revenue. Michael is a former member of President Obama’s White House Business Council and a founding board member of the private equity seed-fund, Fund Good Jobs, which invests in small inner-city businesses.