Essay on I 've Only Had Two Rules

929 Words Sep 28th, 2016 4 Pages
“ I’ve only had two rules: do all you can and do it the best you can. It’s the only way you ever get that feeling of accomplishing something” (Colonel Sanders) As a man of many career ventures Colonel Sanders was a one of a kind business man whose short temper and love of hard work launched him into a billion dollar fast paced franchising dream. From rocking beginnings and many failed career ventures Sanders was one remarkable and memorable man in the fast food industry. Born in Indiana in 1980 Sanders became a leader at a very young age. By the mere age of 5 his father had passed away making him the man of the house. His mother worked many days canning foods leaving Sanders alone. There he had taught himself to cook. He would make bread and be so proud of his accomplishments he had to show his mother. Everyone raved of his creations. The happy Colonel was not happy for long, five years later his mother remarried. The hatred for his rough and tough new step dad shaped Sanders. He developed a temper that would eventually lead to him running away from home and looking for work, in attempt to make it on his own.
Sanders found himself at the young age of sixteen in the army. From there he worked on trolleys, fairies and railroads. In 1921 he sold insurance, his temper got to him again and he got into a fight with his boss and inevitably lost his job. That minor setback did not stop Sanders he thought he would give law a try. Yet again he exploded with exasperation and got…

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