Summer 2005

  • Summer 2005

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In this issue

  • Lessons by the sea

    My paternal grandfather, an immigrant from Russia, had a wholesale housewares distributing business in Philadelphia. When Grandpop retired to Miami Beach, my father—who had worked in the business since his return from service in World War II—acquired the remaining inventory. Dad and Mom, his new bride, started their life together by selling off the mismatched wares and transforming the business into a toy store.

     

  • Summer 2005 Toolbox

    Success stories

    Blue Mountain: Turning Dreams into Reality, by Susan Polis Schutz 

    Blue Mountain Arts Inc., Boulder, Colo., 2004
    357 pp., $24.95

    The Power of We: Succeeding Through Partnerships, by Jonathan M. Tisch with Karl Weber

    John Wiley & Sons Inc., Hoboken, N.J., 2004
    272 pp., $24.95

    Reviewed by Barbara Spector

  • Is it time for your next strategic move?

    Verizon is buying MCI for $6.6 billion. SBC is spending $16 billion to reconnect with its former parent, AT&T. Procter & Gamble is shelling out a whopping $57 billion to scoop up Gillette.

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