Today I was cleaning up my desk, in an attempt to organize it, and I found an article that I pulled out of a Reader’s Digest a few months ago. At the time I had no blog and no place to write about this article, so I kept it, in hopes of some day having a place where I could give it the attention it deserved and needed.
The article was titled, The Roofer’s Son, and it starts off talking about Ken Hendricks and how he dropped out of high school to work for his dad and became a billionaire. It sounds like the start of another rags to riches generic story, about a guy with luck and did something that no one else could do, right? Wrong. Ken Hendricks gives some amazing advice about how to run a business, from the single employee business to the 1000+ employee business. The insights about how and why his business, ABC Supply, is worth billions, is priceless in terms of value. (more…)