Marshall Field was an American entrepreneur who played a pioneering role that revolutionalised the world of retail business. In an era of wishy-washy and unfair trade practices, Field stood head and shoulders above others advocating for quality service and customer satisfaction. He introduced the idea of product refunds, liberal credit, one-price system, in-store restaurants for shoppers and as a result transformed the shopping experience.
I just read and re-blogged this piece written by Fola from openpleasures.com It really spoke to my heart and I quite relate with it, especially in this age of copycat culture. Hope you’ll connect with this just as I did. Thanks Fola for permitting me to re-blog! 🙂
I recently came across the photo below where someone was using a pair of trainers to perform ballet in the midst of other ballerinas using ballet pumps. I literally fell in love with this photo and just wondered who this genius could be. What really got me intrigued is the fact that someone dared to be different. This person did not allow what she didn’t have to stop her from becoming what she wants to be or do what she wants to do. Even more importantly, she didn’t allow people’s criticisms to stop her from being who she is.
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There was a man who ventured out to become a writer of children’s books. Having written a title – And To Think That I Saw It On Mulberry Street. He proceeded to find himself a publisher by moving from one outlet to the other. The publishers he approached, all rejected him. Following the 23rd publisher and rejection, he decided to call it a quit. Continue Reading