Lynn Yap, Author of The Altruistic Capitalist | Does altruistic capitalism improve wellbeing?
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Ian is ​​joined by Lynn Yap the author of The Altruistic Capitalist. Lynn’s book is about leaders creating a positive impact and profit. In it she discusses leaders who increase employee engagement, increase brand value through innovative products, and create social impact by focusing on purpose.  Lynn is also the founder of Actv8 network whose mission is to increase the participation of women in technology and entrepreneurship.

 In this episode of the workplace wellbeing podcast, Ian discusses the ideas in Lynn’s book and in particular how businesses can justify an altruistic approach.

Lynn and Ian DIscuss:

  • An overview of Lynn’s book
  • Starting with Why
  • Shareholder v Stakeholder capitalism
  • employee wellbeing as the starting point for stakeholder capitalism

What’s inspiring Lynn

Thirst by Scott Harrison

How to get in touch with Lynn

The Altruistic Capitalist: How to Lead for Purpose and Profit by Lynn Yap

The Workplace Wellbeing Podcast is supported by the WorkTech Group, which supplies cloud based tools for the modern workforce manager. The Group owns, ShopWorks, a cloud based Rota Management Software and Labour Management Software provider. fastP.A.Y.E is an Employee Financial Wellbeing App and SolvedBy.Ai provides AI powered Sales Forecasting Software and Forecasting Labour Demand solutions.

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