Colonel Sanders success story
Colonel Sanders & the 7 Habits of Effective People
Who is Colonel Sanders?
Was Sanders rich man since he was born?
No, he was born in a four room house. He was oldest of three children. His father was a mild and affectionate man who worked his farm until he broke his leg after a fall. After 2 years, his father died with fever. His mother also run away from Sanders because her new husband hit her. So, Sanders had to earn money for himself. He did many kinds of job like steamship crewer, farmer, etc. After his mother leave him, he went to army and worked in Cuba.
How Sanders started cooking chicken fried ?
7 Habits of Sanders
1. Be proactive
No hours, nor amount of labor nor amount of money would deter me from giving the best that there was in me. Try to achieve his goal.
2. Begin with the End in mind
internationally famous chicken recipe was rejected 1,009 times before it was finally accepted and put into restaurants.
3. Put First Things First
Sanders was a perfectionist. So, he always think service, cleanliness and food cooking method is important. DO all you can and do it the best you can.
4. Think Win-Win
There's no reason to be the richest man in the cemetery, You can't do any business from there.
5. Seek First to understand, Then to be understood
Sanders got advice from Dave Tomas, he heard his advice and changed like he said. And it work.
When he was bankruptcy, company of candidate gave chance to restore his restaurant. This chance make this restaurant more successful.
7.Sharpen the saw
Though he sold his company, he keep trying to promote company like television commercials.