Reflections from the Treehouse
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An Interview by Greenleaf Center: Home Depot’s Carol Tome

Kelly Spors, writer and editor for Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership, recently interviewed Carol Tome, a top executive with The Home Depot. Tome dives into the cultural shift that was achieved at The Home Depot despite major obstacles, including an outside leader who was not on board, and how they overcame each challenge to create… Read more »


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Founder and Chairman Emeritus
Southwest Airlines