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I re-read this book after watching the movie.

Behind The Arches griinding John Lt. Surprised because a the basic story is now so well-known — how Kroc took a good basic premise from the McDonald brothers and built it into a food juggernaut. I found that my customers appreciated a straightforward approach. Together with our national advertising and continuing supervisory assistance it forms an invaluable support system. That may have been what actually happened but it was nice to hear the other side.

Jan 30, Jason Navallo rated it it was amazing. That and references to housewives. Our slogan for McDonald’s operators is “In tay for yourself, but not by yourself,” and it is one of the secrets of our success. It took a lot of time, energy, and personal sacrifice to make the restaurant into the giant it is today. With Ray Kroc, it was all or nothing, and his all turned out to make him a fast food giant. View the Lesson Plans. Apr 17, Tiffani rated it really liked it.

Grinding It Out Summary & Study Guide

An inspiration to those, who think that IQ matters, and they don’t have it. As he had set it up, we would not take a mortgage for more than ten years, even on a subordinated basis.


See 1 question about Grinding It Out…. But you have to take risks, and in some cases you must go for broke. All and all he worked hard to make Mcdonalds what it is today, god bless gridning Sep 03, Jennifer Tanzi rated it it was amazing.

If you were to answer the question, kkroc is McDonalds? He created a large charity, owned the San Diego Padres, rubbed elbows with so-and-sos and more.

Ray Kroc was truly a great American entrepreneur. One of many fascinating attributes about Ray, and this is true for Sam Walton, is rag ability grinxing speak in a straight-forward manner. Very delightful to read! Where this is no risk, there can be no pride in achievement and, consequently, no happiness. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. I would like to get a better sense of this man from the perspectives of others. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts.

Grinding It Out: The Making Of McDonald’s – Ray Kroc, Robert Anderson – Google Books

It’s hard rxy remember that in grining s a meal from the McDonald brothers restaurant was made from fresh beef, potatoes that were scrubbed, soaked, peeled, cut and cooked in-house, and milkshakes made from actual ice cream and milk.

Achievement must e made against the possibility of failure, against the risk of defeat. This study guide contains the following sections: Back in Our, Kroc decides to only sell paper cups and only play the piano for pleasure p. For all the stories about his helping to clean McDonald’s parking lots, you also hear about his chewing the head off those who disagree with him. He also strived to be fair with his store owners and with his suppliers and enrich everyone. Dec 14, Jami rated it really liked it Shelves: Don’t look for prose and beauty of life here.


I was surprised how engaging I found this short, entertaining biography.

He was always very honest and prided himself in providing a tool to business owners i would improve their business and increase their customer and cash flow. This was pre-Trump, and there’s another difference. But they can’t read my mind; so I’ll leave them a mile and half behind. Ray definitely a shine. When he met the McDonalds brothers and looked to expand their brand he was 52 years old! Too koc salesmen, I found, would make a good presentation and convince the client, but they couldn’t recognize the critical moment when they should have stopped talking.

He just do it and be honest in it. The complication with this partnership was that Earl Prince’s multimixer was contracted to the Paper Cup company Kroc worked for. I liked his ideas on education. I’m sure that some of the owners and suppliers might have had a different griding on things.

Grinding It Out: The Making of McDonald’s

Chapter 4 and Chapter 5. Now meet Ray Kroc, the man behind the business legend, in his own words.

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