Howard Schultz appears to be the ultimate American success story. Born into a poor family, raised in a rough part of Brooklyn, and the first in his family to go to college – to being one of the most influential people on the planet and worth an estimated 1.6 billion dollars.
Along his rags-to-riches journey, he’s authored 2 books (Pour Your Heart Into It: How Starbucks Built a Company One Cup at a Time and Onward: How Starbucks Fought for Its Life without Losing Its Soul), owned an NBA team, and took a small time coffee company, Starbucks, and made it one of the most successful, well-known brands in the world. He’s always been one to speak his mind, face controversy dead in the eye, and has taken some unconventional strategic paths on his way to the top. These are just of a few of the things that have made him such a successful leader and entrepreneur. There is a lot to be learned from someone who has maintained a high rate of success for such a long period of time.
Here are some great quotes for success from the current Chairman and CEO of Starbucks, Howard Schultz. Continue ReadingRead More »