HOWARD BEHAR

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$15,001 to $25,000
 
TRAVELS FROM: Washington

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  • Know Who You Are: Wear One Hat
  • Know Why You're Here: Do It Because It's Right, Not Because It's Right for Your Resume
  • Think Independently: The Person Who Sweeps the Floor Should Choose the Broom
  • Build Trust: Care, like You Really Mean It
  • Listen for the Truth: The Walls Talk
  • Be Accountable: Only the Truth Sounds like the Truth
  • Take Action: Think like a Person of Action, and Act like a Person of Thought
  • Face Challenge: We Are Human Beings First
  • Practice Leadership: The Big Noise and the Still, Small Voice
  • Dare to Dream: Say "Yes," the Most Powerful Word in the World

Categories

Communications | Corporate Culture | Corporate Social Responsibility | Customer Service | Food and Wine | Leadership | Teamwork

Biography

Howard Behar's career in business spans over 50 years, all in consumer oriented businesses covering several industries. He retired from Starbucks Coffee after 21 years where he led both the domestic business, as President of North America, and was the founding President of Starbucks International.  During his tenure, he participated in the growth of the company from only 28 stores to over 15,000 stores spanning five continents.  He served on the Starbucks Board of Directors for twelve years before retiring.

Mr. Behar now serves on several Boards including for-profit and non-profit organizations.  They include Anna's Linens, Sterling Savings Bank, Education Elements and the advisory boards of Anthos Capital and Roadtrip Nation. His non-profit commitments are to the University of Washington Foundation, and Washington Business Alliance. 

Howard is committed to the development and education of our future leaders and has been a longtime advocate of the Servant Leadership Model.   He has also authored a  book on leadership tittled "It's Not About the Coffee"

Howard Behar lives in Seattle, Washington, with his wife Lynn, and enjoys spending time with his children and his five grandchildren.  Boating is his favorite hobby, exploring the waterways from Seattle to Alaska.

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  • It's Not About the Coffee (2010)

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