March 7, 2006

News & Opinion: Blueprint to a Billion

By: Dylan Schleicher @ 5:26 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

David Thomson recently did an interview over on the Business of Success blog. It's based on his new book Blueprint to a Billion which catalogues 387 "blueprint companies" according to the interview, these companies are the "5% that have gone to IPOs since 1980" and have since grown to a billion dollars in revenue. David explains the common characteristics of success and the seven essentials needed to achieve success.

Here's a link to the interview.

About Dylan Schleicher

Dylan Schleicher has been a part of the 800-CEO-READ claque since 2003. Even though he's stayed on at the company, he has not stayed put. After beginning in shipping & receiving, he joined customer service and accounting before moving into his current, highly elliptical orbit of duties overseeing the ChangeThis and In the Books websites, the company's annual review of books and in-house design. He lives with his wife and two children in the Washington Heights neighborhood on Milwaukee's West Side.