Chapter 1: Learning to Value a Dollar
• This book is an attempt to clear misconceptions about Sam Walton, his business, and his views on how to build a successful company.
• Sam learned at a young age from his father, Thomas Gibson Walton and from living during the Great Depression how hard it is to earn a dollar.
• Sam's father-in-law, L.S. Robson, is one of the most persuasive individuals he has ever met. Sam aims to be like him someday.
• Although Sam is not ashamed of his wealth, he tries to get as much accomplished as he can as frugally as possible, because he believes that money he spends is money out of the customer's pocket.
Chapter 2: Starting on a Dime
• Sam believes he is over-blessed with ambition and drive and uses these traits throughout his childhood and adolescence in his various activities.
• Sam, at first, is not interested...
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