If I could use one word to describe Kathleen, it would be: disruptor.
Here’s what I mean -- Most of what she tells me makes an impression in the moment but digs more deeply into me later, forcing my normal flow of thoughts about why I choose to do what I do to come apart at the seams.
A plant-based diet is what you’ll hear talk about most often -- a decision I’m heavily considering after talking to her regularly -- but the reality is that she weaves her beliefs about how to be more a responsible, compassionate citizen in this world into her lifestyle and her business in a way that is uncompromising and inspiring. That’s exactly why I wanted to talk to her for the VETTED series.
Throughout our interview, Kathleen had a variety of insights to bring to the table around the importance of reducing our meat intake, becoming a conscious consumer, and how businesses can use capitalism as a force for good.
I hope it helps you consider that every single business, no matter the size, can make a positive contribution to our planet, the people we serve, and profits.Read More