What People Are Saying

“A tour de force that is destined to become a classic of the genre.

—Raj Sisodia

Co-founder and co-chairman of Conscious Capitalism, Inc.

“Stop what you’re trying to transform in your organization—or yourself—right now and read this book. It may be the best leadership decision in your career.

Suzanne Frey, 

VP of Engineering and Product, Google

“A powerful manual for leaders who want to reach their higher potential and elevate the impact of their business.

—Ron Shaich

Founder and former chairman and CEO of Panera Bread

“Developing leaders who know how to do the right thing—to lead with integrity—is of critical importance as the global economy evolves and organizations face new challenges. John Mackey and his co-authors have made an important contribution to the conversation about how to lead.

—Jeff Wilke

CEO of Worldwide Consumer, Amazon

“This important book, full of inspiring examples, lays out a path by which leaders can develop themselves so that their companies are not only more sustainably successful, but also become active contributors to a better world.

—Tony Schwartz

Bestselling author of The Way We’re Working Isn’t Working and CEO of The Energy Project

“John Mackey is a proven innovator and leader. Here he shares insights from evolution and psychology as well as his own experience and that of others in business to set out with clarity and eloquence what it means to lead with love, purpose, and integrity.

—Matt Ridley

sauthor of How Innovation Works

“This is one of the best leadership books I have ever read. It is a manual for creating value and doing the right thing.

—Ed Freeman

Professor at UVA’s Darden School of Business and author of The Power of And

“This book clearly integrates both the world of personal growth and the world of business, presenting a path forward that each of us can travel to fulfill our highest purpose. If you want to contribute to the world at the highest level, this the book to read!

—Doug Rauch

Former president of Trader Joe’s, Founder of Daily Table

“Rarely does a book move me to tears, yet this one did, by holding up a mirror to the kind of leader I most deeply want to me. Conscious Leadership is a powerful invitation to shift our mindset from the win/lose games of war to the community-building virtues of love, authenticity, and integrity. It is a book built on the radical idea that business can be a force for brining more love into the world. Count me in.

—Brian Robertson

Creator of Holocracy

“John Mackey and his co-authors bring a rich assortment of my favorite type of leadership lessons—experiential ones, sometimes learned from the school of hard knocks. Especially for anyone who’s never heard the phrase ‘conscious leadership’ before, these pages provide a master class.

—David Gardner

Co-founder of The Motley Fool

“Conscious Leadership brings deep and important insights in business and consciousness. It gives both women and men permission to lean into their feminine and masculine, critical traits of a conscious leader. A must read.

—Radha Agrawal

Co-founder and CEO of Daybreaker, Co-founder of THNX, and bestselling author of Belong

“The most important essence of Conscious Leadership is how a reader can think about their life and our society filtered through the wisdom represented on these pages. You will finish this book aspiring for greater outcomes for us all. 

—Bob Greifeld

Former CEO of Nasdaq, Chairman of Virtu Financial

“In the same way that John Mackey revolutionized grocery shopping, he’s taken on leadership—infusing it with decidedly non-corporate yet consummately human notions of love, compassion, and self-development. The result is a Leadership Bible of sorts. Whether you aspire to launch a startup, run a Fortune 100 company, or simply raise conscious children, you must read this book. 

—Dan Buettner

National Geographic Fellow, Founder of Blue Zones, and multiple New York Times-bestselling author

“This book is a revelation and a revolution. It helped me deeply align with my purpose, ask myself the important questions of what kind of leader I want to be, and remind myself that it’s okay to constantly evolve.”

—Miki Agrawal

Founder of TUSHY, THINX, and Wild and author of #1 bestsellers Disrupt-Hear and Do Cool Shit

“Leaders today are called to a faster pace, sharper strategy, and broader responsibilities, but also to greater awareness, humility, and authenticity. Conscious Leadership will help you summon the courage to open your heart, dig deeper, and keep growing as a conscious leader.”

—Walter Robb

Principal of Stonewall Robb, former Co-CEO  of Whole Foods Market

“Conscious Leadership is about the presence, energy, and mindset a leader brings to everything he or she does, and how that ripples out to make a difference. This is the kind of leadership the world is calling for, and this book provides a road map for becoming that kind of leader.”

—Alexander McCobin

CEO of Conscious Capitalism, Inc. 

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