In 2008 Howard Schultz returned to Starbucks and steered it through the financial crisis. Last year, Schultz sat down with Inc.’s Lewis Schiff.View the video on Inc.com at: http://www.inc.com/lewis-schiff/howard-schultz-starbucks-founder-chief-executive-what-it-takes-to-win.html
Why were so many Inc. 500 companies founded during the recession? Because a good idea is more powerful than a bad environment.The self-help prophet Napoleon Hill was a particularly fecund source of inspirational aphorisms. Entrepreneurs take many of his maxims as gospel, including this one: "Don't wait.