QuickStudy | Business 101: Inspiring Quotes & Stories Laminated Reference Guide




SKU: 9781423236412

Product Description

Every successful and well-rounded business professional and student knows his or her business history. Quick access to quotes and expertly selected stories of inspiration make this a great tool for you, employees, or students. Use a story to open a discussion or kick off a meeting. Use a quote to inspire colleagues. Ultimately, use this study guide to inspire yourself to tackle a day, a week, or a tough project. Many of the biggest business leaders struggled, persevered, and inspired those around them. Have this handy guide ready to do the same for you.

6-page laminated guide includes:

  • Inspiration from Influential Leaders
  • Humble Beginnings
    • Larry Ellison (Cofounder of Oracle)
    • Ursla Burns (Former chairman & CEO of Xerox)
    • Jim Sinegal (Cofounder of Costco)
    • Andrew Carnegie (Founder of Carnegie Steel Company)
  • Finding Your Calling; Passion
    • George Eastman (Founder of the Eastman Kodak Company)
    • Estée Lauder (Founder of Estée Lauder Companies, Inc.)
    • Walter Percy Chrysler (Founder of Chrysler Corporation)
  • Twists of Fate
    • Ray Kroc (Founder of the McDonald’s Corporation)
    • Oprah Winfrey (Media Personality & Founder of Harpo Productions)
    • Levi Strauss (Founder of Levi Strauss & Co.)
    • William Procter & James Gamble (Founders of Procter & Gamble Company)
  • The Big Idea
    • Larry Page (Cofounder of Google)
    • Reed Hastings (Cofounder & CEO of Netflix)
    • Bill Bowerman (Cofounder of Nike)
  • Taking Risks
    • Howard Schultz (Executive Chairman of Starbucks)
    • Reid Hoffman (Cofounder of LinkedIn)
    • Herb Kohler Jr. (Former CEO of Kohler)
    • Ruth Handler (Cofounder of Mattel)
  • Perseverance
    • Jeff Bezos (Founder & CEO of Amazon)
    • Herb Kelleher (Former CEO of Southwest Airlines)
    • Warren Buffett (Investor & Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway)
    • Fred Smith (Founder & CEO of FedEx)
  • Failure
    • Steve Jobs (Cofounder of Apple Inc.)
    • Milton S. Hershey (Founder of the Hershey Chocolate Company)
    • Walt Disney (Cofounder of the Walt Disney Company)
  • Innovation
    • Konosuke Matsushita (Founder of Panasonic)
    • Thomas Edison (Cofounder of General Electric)
  • Competition
    • Florence Nightingale Graham (Founder of Elizabeth Arden)
    • & Helena Rubinstein (Founder of Helena Rubinstein Cosmetics)
  • Overcoming the Odds
    • Mary Kay Ash (Founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics)
    • Do Won & Jin Sook Chang (Founders of Forever 21)
    • Madam C. J. Walker (Founder of Madam C. J. Walker Manufacturing Company)
  • Leadership & the Importance of a Team
    • Alfred P. Sloan (Former CEO of General Motors)
    • William R. Hewlett & David Packard (Founders of Hewlett-Packard)
  • Success
    • Pierre Omidyar (Founder of eBay)
    • Liz Claiborne (Founder of Liz Claiborne Inc.)
    • John Paul DeJoria (Cofounder of Paul Mitchell Systems & The Patrón Spirits Company)


  • Weight: 0.15 lb
  • Width: 8.5 in
  • Depth: 0.15 in
  • Height: 11 in
  • Format: Fold Out - Laminated
  • Size: 8.5 x 11.0
  • Pages: 6

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