Mutually Rewarding Relationships
Humans are social animals and depend on interaction to survive.
In his book The Social Animal, journalist and social scientist David Brooks captures the importance of our social bonds with a vivid metaphor: “We are like spiritual Grand Central Stations. We are junctions where millions of sensations, emotions and signals interpenetrate every second. We are communication centers … We seek, more than anything else, to establish deeper and more complete connections.”1
Our intrinsically social nature is apparent in all facets of our lives, especially in business, as Per-Olof Loof, the Swedish-born CEO of KEMET, knows firsthand.
Per Loof has a natural ability to connect ...