Leading Conversations with Cheryl Esposito

Archive for Guest: Peter Barnes

Peter Barnes, co-founder of Working Assets, successful journalist, thought leader, and author of Capitalism 3.0: A Guide To Reclaiming The Commons. Capitalism needs an upgrade. Our current economic “operating system” fits the 18th century more than the 21st century. “When capitalism started, nature was abundant and capital was scarce; it thus made sense to reward capital above all else. Today we’re awash in capital and literally running out of nature.” Peter points the way to a future in which we can retain capitalism’s virtues while mitigating its vices. All of us -entrepreneurs, corporate leaders, community activists, politicians, et.al- have a role to play in shaping a future for the coming generations. Are you ready? Listen to this episode of Leading Conversations with Cheryl Esposito to learn more!