Grinding It Out: The Making of McDonald’s [Ray Kroc] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Few entrepreneurs can claim to have actually. Editorial Reviews. Review. “Columbus discovered America, Jefferson invented it, and Ray Kroc Big Mac’d it.” –Tom Robbins, Esquire magazine “A marvelous. The Making of McDonald’s – That fateful day in Ray Kroc, a Mixmaster salesman paid a visit to San Bernardino, California hamburger.
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I tend to think of McDonald’s as providing cheap, nutritionally deficient food served by grihding who work several low-paying part-time jobs to make ends meet.
My confidence grew at the same rate. I found this book to be painfully boring.
He doesn’t donate to colleges because he ouh they are not educating people properly. My only regret is that I did not get a chance to interview him for one of my books!
That’s one reason I have had to grind away incessantly to achieve success. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. What else you do, when you make millions grinving to flour, fat, salt and some meat thrown in. Ray was an average American who simply worked at his goals until he attained them.
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Apr 17, Tiffani rated it really liked it. Christopher Earley Snippet view – He ends up going above and beyond to find out why and does. It turns out this biography is more on the class of Shoe dog by Phil Knight. This was an amazing read. If we can’t do it by offering a better fifteen-cent hamburger, by being better merchandisers, by providing faster service and a cleaner place, then I would rather be broke tomorrow and out of this business and start all over again in something else.
Read more from the Study Guide. There were some things that gave me pause, such as him placing an ad for a male secretary so that person could handle the business when he was traveling However, I get the impression that this was not because he was a misogynist, but rather, that was the culture of that time period. It was at this club that Kroc comes up with the first motto for McDonald’s. Plenty of good ideas on how and what to do if you want to launch your startup after your first quarter of a century professional career.
Kroc repeats it 4 times – Franchise, Franchise, Franchise, Franchise Hamburgers, fries, and beverages were prepared on an assembly line basis. Apr 09, Mike Adeleke rated it it was amazing. Chapter 4 and Chapter 5. Even Mr’ Kroc is unable to acknowledge the consequences of his actions o Rac Kroc was a titan of business.
The fact that he was able to identify a winning formula for a franchise and pursue it, simply amazed me. Raj recent times, it seems that those who rise to success are always bright, young, and precocious.
I listened to it on audio and the narration was fine. This book adds another dimension to the McDonald’s story that the movie does not do complete justice too. In the early 20s, there was huge real estate boom in Florida. I liked his ideas on education. My library Help Advanced Book Search. She wound up getting every I had except my McDonald’s stock. Glad a read this. And I also was impressed by his honesty, especially about his clearly powerful temper.
He would say whatever was on his mind grindung that made him a very effective business leader.
Martin’s Paperbacks first published I picked this book up based on a review of the movie I heard on the Ben Shapiro podcast and I am glad I did. Very delightful to read! This was pre-Trump, and there’s another difference.
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We must take the risks involved in our free enterprise system. His philosophy of not accepting even the idea of giving up, I think, became the cornerstone of his success, which has impacted millions of people worldwide. An inspiration to those, who think that IQ matters, and they don’t have it.
We had twenty-year leases on all the property. Kroc built out the most successful fast food franchise ever. This is a very inspiring, short and to the point, entertaining story of a fellow American who took years of “grinding it out” before he became an “overnight success.
I hesitated about calling McD a ‘restaurant’ His insistence on cleanliness was a constant theme throughout the decades when he dictated what the McD chain had to do to comply with his corporate rules.
Grinding It Out: The Making of McDonald’s by Ray Kroc
But you have to take risks, and in some cases you must go for broke. See mroc question about Grinding It Out…. Which makes me feel a lot better about my career. But it’s a fascinating business story.
The first thing you have to sell is yourself.
And without the cult of personality that will plague Apple CEOs until the end of time. Bu It could have been that because this book was written 30 years agobut the style was not what I expected.