💼Activist investors prioritize making money and are interested in capitalism. They don't want to hear about anything else.
💔Each activist investor has a unique personality and requires different approaches. Building relationships and understanding their motivations is important.
💇♂️Activists may suggest improvements in non-business areas, such as personal appearance or meditation. Marc Benioff shares amusing stories about his interactions with activists.
💰Salesforce achieved impressive margin improvements, up over 1,000 basis points in a year. The company continues to see huge opportunities in margins and emphasizes the importance of balancing growth and profitability.
❤️Marc Benioff believes in the importance of dealing with activists from the heart and bringing more love to the activist community.