Eat Mor Chikin: Inspire More People

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Looking Glass Books, 2002 - Biography & Autobiography - 200 pages
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S. Truett Cathy is a real-life, living Horatio Alger story. Growing up in a boarding house his mother operated during the Great Depression, he learned the principles of hard work, fairness, honesty, loyalty, and respect. When he opened a small restaurant in 1946 with his brother Ben, he put those principles to work and immediately began to experience their rewards.Twenty-three years later Cathy opened the first Chick-fil-A restaurant, which was unique in America in two ways: it served the first boneless breast chicken sandwich, and it was the first fast-food restaurant to operate in a shopping mall. Today there are more than one thousand Chick-fil-A restaurants with more than $1 billion in sales annually while adhering to a policy unknown in the fast-food business -- Chick-fil-A is closed on Sundays.Truett Cathy's commitment reaches far beyond the people who work and eat in his restaurants. Through the WinShape. Centre Foundation, funded by Chick-fil-A, he operates foster homes for more than 120 children, sponsors a summer camp for more than 1,600 children, and has provided college scholarships for more than 16,500 students.In Eat Mor Chikin: Inspire More People, Truett Cathy challenges readers to focus on people and principles. The principles he outlines in this book have brought success to his business, and he insists that anyone who follows them will surely enjoy similar results.

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User Review  - Charlie Gers - Goodreads

Truly remarkable. I was speechless when I finished the book. It gave me an incite to truly endeavor to see the world from a different perspective. S. Cathy was an unforgettable man, as you can see ... Read full review

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User Review  - Christopher Lewis Kozoriz - Goodreads

"Lives can be changed if we say the right thing at the right time with the right spirit." ~ S. Truett Cathy, Eat Mor Chikin, Inspire More People This book writes like an autobiography. S. (Which is an ... Read full review

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About the author (2002)

S. TRUETT CATHY is founder and chief executive officer of Chick-fil-A restaurants and author of four books: "It's Easier to Succeed Than to Fail," "Eat Mor Chikin, Inspire More People," "The Generosity Factor" (with Ken Blanchard), and "It's Better to Build Boys Than Mend Men." He and his wife, Jeannette, have three grown children and twelve grandchildren. They live in the Atlanta area where he has taught Sunday school for more than fifty years.

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