Truett lived through the Great Depression and worked behind a counter until he started Chick-fil-A when he was 46. Never comfortable borrowing money, he now believes in giving generously to charity, and that you always get back what you give away.
Table of contents
[00:00] Introduction from Bryan J Busch
[00:36] Interview with S. Truett Cathy
— [00:58] Is wealth having enough to take care of your family?
— [01:59] Victory is what you do with the money, not the fact that you have it
— [04:17] Make donations anonymously
— [05:06] Tithing
— [05:40] The Golden Rule in business
— [09:00] Being brought up during the Great Depression
— [10:15] Keeping Chick-fil-A employee turnover low
— [11:16] How wealth is worth it
— [13:08] The right amount to give away
— [16:22] Being prepared for the slow times
— [17:13] End
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Updated April 13, 2016 and originally published September 18, 2011. If you enjoyed this article, subscribe to the RSS feed or receive daily emails. Follow @ConsumerismComm on Twitter and visit our Facebook page for more updates.