Posts Tagged with Richard Kaiser

20 Lessons from Month 12

Know the WHOLE business. “Your pizza is so good, you should start a restaurant!” Bob’s friend tell him.  After thinking about it for awhile and discussing with his wife, Bob realizes that he has enough in his savings and retirement plan that he really could do this.  Besides it would be a great transition away […]


The Radical Transformation of Ralph Lifshitz

Ralph Lifshitz was born to Ashkenazi Jewish immigrants from Belarus. Despite his father, Frank making a living as a house painter Ralph hoped to acquire a movie star personality. He had heroes such as James Stewart and John F. Kennedy. He was a young entrepreneur selling ties to his class mates in high school. In […]


Exit Stage Right: When the CEO Needs to go.

“He doesn’t like his picture being taken.” Jason said.“He tells people that…” Mark responded.“Anyone who is the president of a company is always a little vain.” +Richard Kaiser I said it jokingly, but I think it’s funny because it is true. There’s are two ways to become president or CEO of a company one is […]


Advertising + Marketing Book List

I recently spoke at Wright State University to an Entrepreneurs class and was asked for a list of my favorite books.  I’ve tried to break these into segments to make it more digestible and manageable from creating the blog posts, but without further adieu here are some of my favorites in each category… Ogilvy on Advertising […]