The Joy of Work, the Love of LifeeBook - 2010
"An inspiring story of American entrepreneurship The Longaberger Company, now one of the largest direct-selling organizations in the United States, began with Dave Longaberger's dream that he could market fine, American-made baskets. Even when others said it couldn't work, the company overcame doubters by sticking to a core set of principles. These principles of success still guide the company today, under the leadership of Dave's daughter, Tami. In Weaving Dreams, Tami Longaberger takes you behind the scenes of this great American organization to explore the unique way it does business. Tami writes from the heart about women's roles in leadership, how she took over her father's storied company after his death, and describes a very different approach to motivating the people and customers she works with. At Longaberger, motivation means making sure that the basket weavers, the salespeople, and the entire staff know how important they are to the business's success; and that they also know management is counting on them to reciprocate with creativity and support. From the CEO and chair of the board for The Longaberger Company, one of the largest family-owned direct selling organizations in the U.S. Wisdom about life, and success, and building your business. Outlines success principles for business and life, including: Learning to Pull Myself Up, Remembering to Say Thank You, and Random Acts of Kindness. Weaving Dreams is a one-of-a-kind guide to achieving business dreams, from a CEO who has lived it"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2010
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xix, 251 p.)