I'm Dan Schulman, the President and CEO of PayPal. Welcome to Never Stand Still, a podcast focused on conversations with other leaders and executives about business, innovation and entrepreneurship.
I start each morning practicing martial arts because it brings me balance and focus. But it's also taught me scores of life lessons, including "If you stand still, you're asking to be hit." And I've applied that lesson throughout my career, not just in business, but in life. And that's the inspiration for this show.
Fortune 500 Board Member, Advisor, and Author Shellye Archambeau on Being “Unapologetically Ambitious”
Shellye Archambeau shares her journey to becoming a CEO, her plea for business leaders to use their power, and how she came up with the title of her book, “Unapologetically Ambitious.”
MercadoLibre Co-Founder Marcos Galperin on the Future of Payments
Marcos Galperin, co-founder of MercadoLibre, discusses how he conceptualized the Latin American eCommerce platform, the dramatic impact of COVID-19, and his goals for the future of payments.
Banco Santander Executive Chairman Ana Botín on Combining the Wisdom of Age with the Spirit of Youth
Ana Botín, executive chairman at Banco Santander, discusses how she built a culture at Santander with inclusion at the core, how she views public-private sector partnerships, and the experience she gained after being asked to leave the company by her father.
World-Renowned Cellist Yo-Yo Ma on Music as a Cultural Connector
World-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma discusses his purpose as a musician, why it’s not as painful to learn something if you do it incrementally, and how we can emerge from the pandemic with an understanding of what we want in our society long-term.
Human Rights Campaign President Alphonso David on Embracing Intersectionality and Advocating for Marginalized Communities
Human Rights Campaign President Alphonso David discusses how he’s advancing equality, focusing on multiply marginalized communities, pushing for an increased understanding of the ways identities intersect, and protecting Americans’ right to vote.
Nike CEO John Donahoe on Human Potential, Leadership Lessons, and Defeats
PayPal Chairman and Nike President and CEO John Donahoe shares how Nike’s slogan, “Just Do It,” encompasses the power of human potential, which leadership lessons he takes from his favorite coaches, and how he navigated a challenging moment in his career.