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Sam Walton

Made in America

Sam Walton

As Sam Walton himself said, this is "...a story about entrepreneurship, and risk, and hard work, and knowing where you want to go and being willing to do what it takes to get there. And it's a story about believing in your idea even when maybe some other folks don't, and about sticking to your guns." It's the story of how Walton parlayed a single d...
Publish Date
1992
May 1
Goodreads rating
4.07
ISBN
9780385426152
Recommendations
5
Recommendations
In his autobiography, Walmart's founder expounds on the principles of discount retailing and discusses his core values of frugality and a bias for action — a willingness to try a lot of things and make many mistakes. Bezos included both in Amazon's corporate values      source
May 31, 2014
@thejimlewis start by reading Sam Walton's book "made in America". Then "grinding it out" by ray a Kroc      source
Apr 11, 2019
25/ Made in America. Sam Walton built one of the world’s greatest businesses by focusing relentlessly on delivering value to his customers - and building a culture and organization to do this at ever larger scales. @Walmart @WalmartInc @WalmartLabs      source
Aug 16, 2020
@investing_city And probably the best book on entrepreneurship ever written      source
Sep 28, 2019
@tmac604 Read it earlier this summer, a great book 👍 and also hilarious to compare to current corporate excess ala WeWork      source