Meet two fellas who will teach you how.
|Norm LeMay is an entrepreneur, educator and philosopher. Thanks to his unique approach to management, he spent thirty years of his storied career helping to convert his family’s business–a waste management company that his father picked in a swap for an an old truck–into an asset worth more than $300 million.
Through hard work and foresight, LeMay became a pioneer in recycling, converting the State of Washington into one of the most efficient recycling areas in the United States.
|Steven Kaufman, known amongst friends as a brainiac with an incessant curiosity, graduated with honors from Stanford University. He spent the first twenty years of his
varied career with companies like Wang and Intel, tackling assignments in the US, Europe, and Asia.
In 2000, he shifted lanes and became an entrepreneur and a consultant, helping to launch a high tech company that developed an automated route tracking system for the waste industry.
Working with garbage every day taught Norm and Steven that we all carry trash in our heads that gets in the way of our relationships, our jobs, and our dreams. By taking the basics of the trash business—the truck, the landfill, the can—these guys developed a down-to-earth philosophy to toss that trash and go on to live an extraordinary life