Peter Shankman is the bestselling author of Nice Companies Finish First. Peter is an entrepreneur, speaker, and worldwide connector. Peter is also recognized worldwide for radically new ways of thinking about Customer Service, Entrepreneurship, Social Media, PR, marketing and advertising. Peter is best known for founding Help A Reporter Out, which helps journalists looking for sources on deadline. Peter’s Customer Service and Social Media clients have included American Express, Sprint, and The US Department of Defense, among many others. Peter is an angel investor in early stage startup companies, sits on multiple advisory boards, and is honored to sit on the NASA Civilian Advisory Council. A marketing pundit for several national and international news channels, including Fox News, CNN, and MSNBC, Peter is frequently quoted in major media and trade publications.
Think you have to be ruthless to get ahead? Think again! This week on BetterWorldians Radio, author Peter Shankman discusses his book, Nice Companies Finish First. He’ll tell listeners why kindness, loyalty, and optimism are the traits of great leaders and how companies can succeed by being nice.