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This book recalls those hard years and the effort that Ray Kroc put into living out his dream and going off on a businessman’s whim.

It is however a great look into grindign drove ever aspect of the McDonald’s experience. Though his knack for business was great for the corporation, it was awful for his personal relationships. Ou was simply a brilliant salesman, promoter and story teller. This piece details his struggle to claw his way to the top by building one of the world’s most iconic companies – Griding.

It is hard to judge a men by merely hearsay or tidbits of his life. We were barely able to meet our payrolls in corporate headquarters” The solution was to switch the pay period from weekly to bimonthly At best a good book about an egomaniac, who never gives up and is ruthless about processes.

But even more interesting than Ray Kroc the business legend is Ray Kroc the man.

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They were not the same as they were at the McDonalds brother’s restaurant. What you see in this story is a visionary at work and the steps that were taken to maximize that vision to it’s fullest potential.

Best thing about the book is how well edited it is. That’s one reason I have had to grind away incessantly to achieve success. I kind of wish I had been able to try their fries back when they cut the potatoes in the stores and made them by hand.

He’d manufacture the things, I’d handle the accounts receivable, and we’d split the profits. We were in the trough between our heavy outlays for land and buildings and the income in rents from those properties Jan 05, Geoff rated it it was amazing.

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Trivia About Grinding It Out: An inspiration to those who are finding it hard to A paean to self. View a FREE sample. Then his love stories! The complication with this partnership was that Earl Prince’s multimixer was contracted to the Paper Cup company Kroc worked for. The book is very heartening, because it is written in diary-style. This would ouf a continuing program of educating and assisting operators and a constant review of their performance.

Back in Chicago, Kroc decides to only sell paper cups and only play the piano for pleasure p. As far as writing style and flow goes, it was an engaging read.


I never did and I never will. The only way we can advance is by going forward, individually and collectively, in the spirit of the pioneer. It’s plain simple the world of business.

He talks about this three marriages, which was also interesting. He started his business career selling paper cups.

Grinding It Out: The Making of McDonald’s by Ray Kroc

An ouf to those who haven’t yet become lucky yet. Apr 09, Mike Adeleke rated it it was amazing. I’d be the sole agent or Multimixer in the country. A paean to self. I’m definitely glad I picked this one up! Behind The Arches by John F. Ray Kroc was truly a great American entrepreneur.

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The fact that he was able to identify a winning formula for a franchise and pursue it, simply amazed me. I had proposed 2 percent. Other editions – View all Grinding It Out: These men were the McDonald brothers.

I would love to travel back in time to taste a meal from the San Bernadino restaurant and compare it with a modern McDonald’s hamburger, fries and shake. I would not agree with that.