FedEx CEO, Frederick W. Smith addresses the Economic Club of Washington, D.C., regarding restoring America’s economic growth. To get America growing again, Smith emphasizes the need for a level playing field among trading partners, coordinated energy policy maximizing U.S. production, decreasing transportation petroleum dependence through efficiency and alternative energy and a realistic conversation about tax policies that stimulate capital investment.
Fred W. Smith FedEx CEO Quotes
- “If you’re going to run a high service organization, you have to get the commitment of the people working for that organization right at the start. If you don’t, you’ll never be able to deliver at the levels of expectations of the customer.” ~ Fred W. Smith, founder of FedEx
- “You can’t make people do what’s right. You can lead them, and you can empower them to make the right decision, but if you don’t produce a culture that allows them to do that, then all the rest is just bumping your gums as one of my old business partners used to say.” Fred W. Smith, founder of FedEx
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