In the latest installment of our Motley Fool Conversations podcast, Whole Foods (NASDAQ:WFMI) CEO John Mackey reflects on:

  • What the company is doing to grow during the current economic recession.
  • How venture capitalists are like "hitchhikers with credit cards."
  • His biggest weakness as a CEO.
  • Using an anonymous name ("Rahodeb") to post messages on Yahoo!'s (NASDAQ:YHOO) message boards about his company and competitors.

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Chris Hill owns shares of Whole Foods, a Motley Fool Stock Advisor recommendation.  The Fool's disclosure policy goes really well with Two Bite Brownies.