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Loves & Dislikes of Business with TerraCycle’s Tom Szaky – Awakened Leaders Vlog

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Loves & Dislikes of Business with TerraCycle’s CEO & Founder, Tom Szaky

Loves & dislikes of business is this week’s topic on our Awakened Leaders Vlog with TerraCycle’s CEO & Founder, Tom Szaky.

In this interview, Tom talks with Catherine about what his loves & dislikes of business. He also provides his thoughts on what is an Awakened Company.

This is part 3 of 5 of our interview series with Tom. Over the next few weeks, we will post the remaining interviews.

 

loves & dislikes

What is TerraCycle?

TerraCycle is an eco-friendly recycling company that has become a global leader in recycling typically non-recyclable waste.

 

Eliminating the Idea of Waste® by recycling the “non-recyclable” is their mission. Whether it’s coffee capsules from your home, pens from a school, or plastic gloves from a manufacturing facility, TerraCycle can collect and recycle almost any form of waste. TerraCycle partners with individual collectors, as well as major consumer product companies, retailers, manufacturers, municipalities, and small businesses across 20 different countries. With your help, TerraCycle is able to divert millions of pounds of waste from landfills and incinerators each month.

Read more here.

About Tom Szaky

Tom Szaky is the CEO and founder of TerraCycle, a company that makes consumer products from waste. Tom immigrated to Canada at the age of four from his home in Hungary, after the Chernobyl disaster with his parents, who are medical doctors. He grew up in Toronto and attended Princeton University before leaving to focus on TerraCycle and his mission towards Eliminating the Idea of Waste®.

Early on in his career, Tom started three small ‘dot.com‘ companies.[7] These were Werehome.com, piority.com, and studentmarks.com.[5] In 2006, Tom was named the “#1 CEO under thirty” by Inc. magazine in its July 2006 issue for his work in TerraCycle.[8]

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Aggressive Transparency with TerraCycle’s Tom Szaky – Awakened Leaders Vlog

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Aggressive Transparency with TerraCycle’s CEO & Founder, Tom Szaky

Aggressive transparency is just one of our topics on our latest Awakened Leaders Vlog with TerraCycle‘s CEO & Founder, Tom Szaky.

In this interview, Tom talks with Catherine about the value of companies being aggressively transparent, his legacy, sustainability & profitability, what concerns him in business and the power of the consumer to affect positive change.

This is part 2 of 5 of our interview series with Tom. Over the next few weeks, we will post the remaining 3 interviews.

 

aggressive transparency

What is TerraCycle?

TerraCycle is an eco-friendly recycling company that has become a global leader in recycling typically non-recyclable waste.

 

Eliminating the Idea of Waste® by recycling the “non-recyclable” is their mission. Whether it’s coffee capsules from your home, pens from a school, or plastic gloves from a manufacturing facility, TerraCycle can collect and recycle almost any form of waste. TerraCycle partners with individual collectors, as well as major consumer product companies, retailers, manufacturers, municipalities, and small businesses across 20 different countries. With your help, TerraCycle is able to divert millions of pounds of waste from landfills and incinerators each month.

Read more here.

About Tom Szaky

Tom Szaky is the CEO and founder of TerraCycle, a company that makes consumer products from waste. Tom immigrated to Canada at the age of four from his home in Hungary, after the Chernobyl disaster with his parents, who are medical doctors. He grew up in Toronto and attended Princeton University before leaving to focus on TerraCycle and his mission towards Eliminating the Idea of Waste®.

Early on in his career, Tom started three small ‘dot.com‘ companies.[7] These were Werehome.com, piority.com, and studentmarks.com.[5] In 2006, Tom was named the “#1 CEO under thirty” by Inc. magazine in its July 2006 issue for his work in TerraCycle.[8]

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Changing the World with TerraCycle’s Tom Szaky – Awakened Leaders Vlog

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Changing the World with TerraCycle’s CEO & Founder, Tom Szaky

Tom is on a mission of changing the world and making it a better place. Our latest Awakened Leaders Vlog is with TerraCycle‘s CEO & Founder, Tom Szaky. In this interview, Tom tells Catherine what inspired him to start TerraCycle and what has been his biggest career learning.

This is part 1 of 5 of our interview series with Tom. Over the next 4 weeks, we will post the remaining 4 interviews.

changing

What is TerraCycle?

TerraCycle is an eco-friendly recycling company that has become a global leader in recycling typically non-recyclable waste.

 

Eliminating the Idea of Waste® by recycling the “non-recyclable” is their mission. Whether it’s coffee capsules from your home, pens from a school, or plastic gloves from a manufacturing facility, TerraCycle can collect and recycle almost any form of waste. TerraCycle partners with individual collectors, as well as major consumer product companies, retailers, manufacturers, municipalities, and small businesses across 20 different countries. With your help, TerraCycle is able to divert millions of pounds of waste from landfills and incinerators each month.

Read more here.

About Tom Szaky

Tom Szaky is the CEO and founder of TerraCycle, a company that makes consumer products from waste. Tom immigrated to Canada at the age of four from his home in Hungary, after the Chernobyl disaster with his parents, who are medical doctors. He grew up in Toronto and attended Princeton University before leaving to focus on TerraCycle and his mission towards Eliminating the Idea of Waste®.

Early on in his career, Tom started three small ‘dot.com‘ companies.[7] These were Werehome.com, piority.com, and studentmarks.com.[5] In 2006, Tom was named the “#1 CEO under thirty” by Inc. magazine in its July 2006 issue for his work in TerraCycle.[8]

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changing

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Awakened Leaders Vlog – ATB’s Lorne Rubis

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Our Interview with  Lorne Rubis, ATB’s Chief Evangelist

Our current guest on our Awakened Leaders Vlog Part 1 is Lorne Rubis, ATB Financial’s Chief Evangelist. This part 1 of 12 of our interview with Lorne.

In this interview, Lorne tells us his biggest career learning.

Lorne Rubis

About ATB Financial

ATB believes they can transform banking. Reimagine it, making banking work for people. They carry the outrageous belief that banking can change people’s lives for the better. Making their time richer and their aspirations closer.
They do things that other banks wouldn’t do. They are loyal to their customers, are relentlessly inventive and steadfastly geniune in their pursuit of Albertans’ greater good by using banking to CREATE HAPPINESS.
Happiness is their purpose.
Read more here.

About Lorne Rubis

As Chief Evangelist, Lorne Rubis, is responsible for leading change within ATB as the organization sets out to be number one in local markets, become THE place to work and further entrench itself in the hearts of Albertans.

What makes Lorne such a great match for ATB is that he doesn’t fit the mold of a traditional HR person. As a general manager, facilitator, consultant and entrepreneur, Lorne’s diverse career has focused on driving organizational change and performance improvement for public and private companies on a global level.   Lorne received an education degree from the University of Alberta (he even played Golden Bears Football) and started out his career as a teacher. He then completed a Masters of Science in Industrial and Labor Relations from the University of Oregon and went on to hold senior leadership roles in a number of tech companies in the US – and attention, hockey fans – a stint with the Los Angeles Kings.  Most recently, Lorne was the President and CEO of Ryzex, a mobile technology services company based in Washington and the United Kingdom.

His journey has sparked a passion for personal leadership and living life with character. He writes frequently about getting the most out of work and life situations through a focus on Respect, Abundance and Accountability – the three tenants of The Character Triangle, also the title of his book. Lorne loves working with people and is passionate about inspiring ATB associates to be even better.

He is also honored to be on the Advisory Board of The Thrive Center at Fullerton in Pasadena. The mission is to promote the concept and behavior of thriving, especially amongst youth.  Lorne and Kathleen, his wife/partner of 41 years, have three children and one grandchild. They spend their time between Edmonton, Alberta and Mercer Island, Washington.

Learn more about Lorne here.

 

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Awakened Leaders Vlog Part 8

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