Former CEO of Dollar General and now author, Cal Turner Jr., joins Kevin to talk about the family business. His father and grandfather founded Dollar General and his new book, My Father’s Business: The Small-Town Values That Built Dollar General into a Billion-Dollar Company. chronicles how the small-town values with which he was raised helped him guide Dollar General from family enterprise to national powerhouse. A solid family relationship is vital to the success of a family company, especially during challenging times. However, Cal would also argue that relationships and serving others are the basis for any organization.
In this episode, Cal shares:
- Advice about the connection between business and family.
- Lessons moving into a leadership role.
- Difference between a leader, manager, and boss.
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