Last week I interviewed Steve Odland, former CEO of both Office Depot and of AutoZone, current CEO of the Committee for Economic Development. Steve said, “American is at a crossroads of decline or renewal”  and he shared that CEOs are in a unique role and needed to become involved and partner with Washington to create the next generation’s model of capitalism. One particular quote he gave that resonated with me was, “CEO also stands for customers, employees, owners.” Here is the link to his new book which is an important read  Sustaining Capitalism