CHARLIE COLE

IN THIS EPISODE:

  • The Human Difference
  • Transparency in Company Culture
  • Servant Leadership
  • Lateral Shifts vs Keep Learning

QUOTATIONS FROM THIS EPISODE:

“Servant leadership is better than ‘Search & Destroy.’” – @CharlieCole

“Accountability is important, but so is letting your brain loose sometimes.” – @CharlieCole

“It’s the CEO’s job to make sure employees have the tools they need to do their jobs.” – @CharlieCole

“Don’t guess. Test.” – @CharlieCole

BIOGRAPHYHumanly Possible Cover Art - episode 10 - Charlie Cole

Chief Executive Officer at FTD

Charlie Cole was named Chief Executive Officer of FTD in March 2020. Charlie brings extensive digital and retail leadership experience to FTD. Most recently, he served as the first Global Chief eCommerce Officer for Samsonite while simultaneously serving as Chief Digital Officer for Tumi, which was acquired by Samsonite. Prior to Samsonite, Charlie held executive positions and led digital transformations at several companies, including Assembled Brands, (where he served as CEO of The Line), Schiff Nutrition, a leading nutritional supplement company acquired by Reckitt Benckiser, and Lucky Brand Jeans.

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