Creative Memories: The 10 Timeless Principles Behind the Company that Pioneered the Scrapbooking Industry

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McGraw Hill Professional, 2004 - Biography & Autobiography - 201 pages
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Business lessons from the leader in the multibilliondollar scrapbook industry It’s a classic American success story: Cheryl Lightle, once an unemployed single mom, goes on to become the cofounder of one of the most successful direct selling companies in the United States. Creative Memories reveals the 10 guiding principles she used to create her scrapbooking empire, teaching readers how to use these principles to achieve success in their own lives. Through Lightle’s inspirational story, combined with her proven business strategies and leadership lessons, this motivational book gives readers the tools they need to: Maintain continual business and personal growth Preserve integrity and credibility Communicate clearly and concisely Define their own leadership style and direction Protect their relationships with their customers

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The book left out the principle of suing customers who sell products they no longer use for $5,000 regardless of any damages.

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Cheryl Lightle (St. Cloud, MN) is cofounder of Creative Memories, a $500 million direct selling business specializing in photo-safe scrapbook albums and album-making accessories. The company has more than 90,000 consultants in nine countries, has been featured in numerous television, radio, and print media, and has won the Creative Keepsakes Readers’ Choice Award the past five years in a row.

Heidi L. Everett (St. Cloud, MN) is the communications director and company historian for Creative Memories.

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