Tagged: Herb Kelleher

July 3, 2011

The Business of Business is People

The VietnamWorks North Sales team achieved their goal in one particularly rough quarter. To show appreciation, we arranged for a surprise visit from a Vietnamese pop music heartthrob. He sang a few love ballads and posed for pics. They loved it!

“The business of business is people.”

– Herb Kelleher, Founder and former CEO of Southwest Airlines (one of my heroes)

Ask different people what business is “about” and you will get different answers.  They’ll say “Profit” or “Getting rich”  or “Creating a product.”  It’s none of those things.

At the end of the day, the business of business is people.

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