+ Where are they now from Sept 2011 –
- Cannon-Muskegon: http://cannonmuskegon.com/
- Exceptional: “You do not merely want to be considered just the best of the best. You want to be considered the only ones who do what you do.” – Jerry Garcia
- Raleigh No.1: 2016 Money Magazine – Raleigh best city in the Southeast, Cary best in N.C & 37 in the U.S.
+ Leadership strategy – The former CEO of Campbell Soup sent 30,000 handwritten thank-you notes to employees.
+ Commodities are in the eye of the producer. If you don’t want to sell something that’s judged merely on price, then don’t. – Seth Godin
+ Great products work far better than great ads do. – Seth Godin
+ Lack of ethics: Wells Fargo fined $185M for dubious account openings
+ 7 Sam Walton quotes: http://www.foxbusiness.com/markets/2016/09/08/7-sam-walton-quotes-should-read-right-now.html
+ Lessons from Peter Drucker: http://knowstartup.com/2016/09/10-success-lessons-from-peter-drucker-for-entrepreneurs/
+ Sears/Kmart closing?: Kmart sales dropped from $37B in 2000 to $10B in 2015 and more store closings in 2016.
+ Speed is not everything. Big decisions take time. Great design takes time. All relationships take time. – Tom Peters