Contents ContentsPrev PrevNext Next

Letters to a Young Manager

A Ninety Day Story, #270

Please note that this letter is in-process; the following are my notes

Alan Cummings, CEO and founder of Seldon Tech: small group of scientists formed the company to create pure water for the world. Most worked without salary. When the money ran out, credit cards maxed out, they convinced the Air Force to fund $300K and they would have a handheld filter within 90 days. Worked around the clock, even through Christmas and New Year, and made the deadline with 13 days to spare.



Scarcity motivates

Discussion Questions:

For Further Reading:

© Copyright 2005, 2024, E. G. Happ, All Rights Reserved.