Carnival Corp.'s stock may be riding some waves this year, but the company's outlook remains bright. A combination of ship innovation and strong demand for cruise trips by millennials and boomers has Carnival (CCL) and rivals sitting pretty.
From his humble upbringing to the C-Suite, CEO Arnold Donald talks about his rise through the executive ranks and the future of cruising.
In particular, he focused on innovation and inclusion.
"To sustain performance, you need innovation," he said to Sozzi.
But "the definition of innovation is diversity....having very different people doing the thinking is how you reach new innovations," he said.
But it's not just being diverse. You need to have inclusion. Everyone needs a voice, the opportunity and the presence as part of a team.
And if you have all that, "You have a homogenous team almost every time," he said.
So be sure to listen to the full conversation to hear Donald's inspiring story...and, of course, how to pick your next cruise!
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