Did you know that the biggest IPO (Initial Public Offering) in history started with a cold call? That’s right! A few years ago James A. Runde, Vice Chairman of Morgan Stanley, picked up the phone and called UPS CFO Robert J. Clanin regarding an IPO. Mr. Runde thought UPS was ripe for a solid market … Continue reading James A. Runde- Vice Chairman of Morgan Stanley
As some of you know, my daughter Amanda will turn 6 years old on June 1st. My mother wants to buy her a bike and told me since she didn’t learn yet how to ride a regular bike, we should buy her one with training wheels that can come off when she learns. My response? … Continue reading Who Needs Training Wheels?
Gary Nelsen: Western Zone Sales Manager, Medical Imaging- Agfa Corp Imagine a team of sales executives who unanimously claim that their manager is the best manager they ever had. He goes out of his way to solve their problems and free them as much as possible to go out and do what they are hired … Continue reading Gary Nelsen – Agfa Corp
What do you think fueled Progressive’s growth from $3.4 Billion in 1996 to over $6.1 Billion last year? Answer: Technology. Imagine you just had a car accident (hopefully you won’t, but go along with me on this one) and before the police and tow trucks reach the scene, your Progressive claims adjuster shows up, counsels … Continue reading Peter Lewis- CEO of Progressive Insurance