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March 14, 2007

News & Opinion: Flower Confidential

By: Dylan Schleicher @ 8:02 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture


Flower Confidential: The Good, the Bad, and the Beautiful in the Business of Flowers


This excerpt is taken from Flower Confidential: The Good, The Bad, and the Beautiful in the Business of Flowers by Amy Stewart. Flower Confidential takes us inside the flower trade and reveals what has been gained (and lost) by the new varieties and unusual breeds created in labs, and, of course, the worldwide market for flowers.

Introduction



“What's the first thing a person does when you hand them flowers?

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.