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I just spoke at the largest live event in my career–13, order 000 people registered! What an honor to be invited. Last Thursday, Chip Conley hosted my “Seven Pathways to an Energized Business” teleseminar during the Enlightened Business Summit.

Other featured guest speakers included NY Times bestselling authors such as Tim FerrissStephen M. Covey, and Tony Schwartz, plus CEOs like John Mackey of Whole Foods, Tony Hsieh of Zappos, and George Zimmer of Men’s Wearhouse….

ask “sans-serif”; color: #0f243e;”> I’m inviting you to information pills “sans-serif”; mso-bidi-font-family: Arial;”>the Enlightened Business Summit from Oct. 25-29th. When my friend Chip Conley asked me to join the faculty, I was honored!

 

The event features a fantastic lineup of top-tier CEOs, bestselling authors, and visionaries, all sharing their most important insights for free:

http://enlightenedbusinesssummit.com/feature/Lisa-Nirell  

Names you might recognize include NY Times bestselling authors such as Tim Ferriss, Stephen M.

Whenever I visit the local Whole Foods market in Bend, I get a craving for junk food.
When I walk into the store, I am immediately surrounded by 500 square feet of sugary snacks, pastries, and candy.  Wine and sugar are my two vices, so this is not good.

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Instead of viewing the company as a whole foods emporium, I want to call them  "Hell Foods."  Given their recent financial performance and new competitors (Trader Joe's, Costco, and Target), is it possible that their strategic growth and positioning has run amok?

I believe they have. That's why I was relieved to see John Mackey's quote in Friday's Wall Street Journal:.  We can all learn some strategy and leadership lessons from his announcements: