Dan cathy

Chairman & CEO of Chick-fil-A

Episode summary
LEADING with Faith.

As CEO of one of the largest family-owned businesses, Chick-Fil-A, Dan Cathy attaches an “in-training” modifier to his name cards as a reminder to continue learning, growing and making mistakes. As a leader, Dan believes that internal service quality will be reflected externally, which informed the decision to remain closed on Sundays. Listen as David and Dan discuss humble beginnings, 75 years of sales increases, and why Chick-Fil-A remains privately owned.

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What more is there to know?

“If I could change me, I could change the rest of the organization”

“Nobody's going to aspire to get excited about little dreams. Little dreams stir no man's heart. And I firmly believe as a leader, the bigger the bolder, more courageous the goals that we set for ourselves, the easier it is to lead”

“Leaders with boldness and courage and good values have got to lead and they’ve got to be intentionally pouring into others.”


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