In the conversation with John Donahoe, he discussed why facing adversity is imperative to growth…
That’s when you learn, that’s when you grow. That’s when you develop character as a person, as a leader, as a team, as an organization.”
He also explained why each of our jobs is to figure out, “what is right for me?”
“What turns me on? What motivates me? What inspires me? What gives me that irrational source of resilience and commitment and energy you need to accomplish anything that is worthy?”
Catch the full episode here
John Donahoe served as president and chief executive officer of eBay Inc. from 2008-2015. In this role, he was responsible for growing each of the company’s business units, which included eBay Marketplaces, PayPal and Skype. Donahoe came to eBay in February 2005 as president of eBay Marketplaces, responsible for all elements of eBay’s global ecommerce businesses.