February 16, 2009

News & Opinion: Discovering the Soul of Service, an interview with Dr. Leonard Berry

By: Dylan Schleicher @ 4:20 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

My purpose in this book is to identify, describe, and illustrate the underlying drivers of sustainable success in service businesses.
- Dr. Leonard Berry
Len Berry is the disciple of service. He has studied, researched and dissected what good service means from the likes of the Mayo Clinic, Charles Schwab, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, and Midwest Express Airlines. The results of which, were printed in his book, Discovering the Soul of Service: The Nine Drivers of Sustainable Business Success. Today we posted an interview with Jack and Len. This is another in the series of interviews with authors featured in Jack and Todd's book The 100 Best Business Books of All Time. You can find the interview here.

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.