Navigating the jungles of business and life is tricky business, but there are old gorillas out there that can help.
They are the ones who know where all the pathways are—as well as the quicksand that can bring you down.
Bert Thornton, the vice chairman emeritus of Waffle House Inc., is one of those gorillas: He joined the company as a manager trainee and helped it become an iconic restaurant chain, retiring as its president and chief operations officer. In this guidebook to success, he shares how to:
use basic techniques to effectively focus on business and life success;
evaluate and confront problems in an orderly fashion;
find and work with the right mentor at the right time;
follow time-proven Basic Laws of Success;
capitalize on the strategies and secrets of effective leadership.
Find An Old Gorilla is an essential guide for the rising high achiever.
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Written with heart
Great book, written with a lot of heart and care that comes through in the tone of the text. I believe Mr. Thornton truly wants everyone to be successful, and here he provides a guiding hand on some truly applicable items one can apply in their professional development.