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Some people may say that you have to choose between your career and your family. But one of the most successful socially-responsible private wealth management consultants and founder of the shareholder action group, As You Sow, Thomas Van Dyck begs to differ.
In his early days, Tom talks about his odd jobs in the past and how he entered into a world of activism, which really awakened his passions for socially-responsible business. "You won't be successful at anything unless your...happy, and your passionate about it."
In the 12th episode of "SRO Conversations," Thomas offers up his grounded wisdom on raising a family while starting a business, following one's passion, and the nexus between business and activism. He also opens up about the progression of his life,and many of the tactics that worked for him on his way to reaching his goals and becoming a great father. "I'm happy I had [kids]...I wouldn't change it."
To anyone interested in sustainability or anyone looking for sage advice on balancing family with work, you won't want to miss this conversation.??To view all conversations, including this one, visit www.summerrayne.net??.
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It's good to talk.