Could the CEO of Best Buy Start That Company Today?

America needs more entrepreneurs like Brad Anderson—the former CEO of Best Buy. Against all odds, he took a failing business and made it a success by focusing on the customer. Over the last 10 years, he's been a personal mentor to PragerU CEO Marissa Streit. Listen in on this conversation about entrepreneurship, management philosophy, and the challenges of running a business.

00:00 - Welcome to Real Talk

00:30 - Brad's Background

04:50 - Turning Best Buy Around

07:40 - Lesson #1: "Innovators Run against the Herd"

09:47 - Lesson #2: "To Communicate Well, First Be Misundertstood"

11:38 - Lesson #3: "Leaders Need to Work the Floor"

14:20 - Effective Leadership

18:27 - Working with Steve Jobs

23:43 - Growing from Mediocrity

26:20 - Capturing What Makes You Extraordinary

27:54 - Meaning vs. Money

31:10 - Could Best Buy Be Built Today?

32:40 - Learning Theology through Business

35:10 - Anchoring Leadership in Faith

40:26 - Advice to Entrepreneurs

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