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What Billionaire Scott Cook’s College Ski Club Taught Him About Business | Forbes

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Scott Cook is chairman of the executive committee and cofounder of Intuit, a company that helps millions of people and small businesses manage their finances with products like QuickBooks, TurboTax and Mint. Cook was harnessing the power of software to make a common task simpler in 1983, when Google’s cofounders were still in grade school, most of the PayPal mafia was learning basic arithmetic and Mark Zuckerberg wasn’t even born. Today, the publicly traded behemoth boasts sales of over $6 billion and a market cap of $68 billion.

This wasn’t the future Cook imagined for himself as an undergraduate at the University of Southern California, with his eyes set more on the ivory tower than silicon valley. After he and a pal won a federal research grant to study the economics of air pollution, Cook thought he might pursue a Ph.D. in the field. A fateful day at the ski club’s general interest meeting would change all that.

Read the full profile on Forbes: https://www.forbes.com/sites/catherineperloff/2019/10/02/how-a-college-ski-club-transformed-intuit-cofounder-scott-cook-from-would-be-economist-to-billionaire/#7c1652e96eb2

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Why Winnie Harlow Doesn’t Believe In Role Models | Success With Moira Forbes | Forbes

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The trailblazing fashion model opens up on the power of embracing individuality and pushing past the pressures of fame.

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Shareholder returns mean nothing if a company’s workers, customers, communities and environments aren’t considered, too. That’s the reasoning underlying the third annual Just 100, our ranking of America’s best corporate citizens with our research partner Just Capital.

As it is every year, the Just 100 is a reflection of the issues that matter most to Americans and a ranking of how the nation’s largest publicly traded companies perform in these areas. After almost a year of data-crunching (which you can learn more about here), these are the names that are setting the standard in stakeholder treatment and prove that it is possible for a corporation to do well by doing good.

Read the full list and more about the Just 100 on Forbes: https://www.forbes.com/just-companies/#e20d492bf01e

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Olivia Munn On Mental Health And Moving Forward | Forbes

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Actress and activist Olivia Munn joins the Forbes Under 30 Summit in Detroit to discuss her thoughts on mental health and how being healthy can affect success.

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