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Ray Kroc

First McDonald's Franchise Opened In Des Plaines 58 Years Ago Monday

Posted 04.15.2013 | Chicago

Fifty-eight years ago Monday, McDonald's founder Ray Kroc opened the now ubiquitous chain's first-ever franchise restaurant (and first ever location e...

Planning: A Vital Part Of Business Success

Rayanne Thorn | Posted 10.07.2012 | Business
Rayanne Thorn

How do you plan for your day? Your week? Your month? Your year? For your business? For a particular project or departmental goal? For a company objective? Depending upon your job function, planning is most likely already a part of your work life.

David Moye

Rare Ronald McDonald Costume Reveals Spokes-Clown's Origins

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 09.06.2011 | Weird News

In a more innocent age, Ronald McDonald was the most benign of media icons: a cheerful clown whose floppy red wig and striped clothes presented an ima...

McDonald's: Endangering Americans For 56 Years

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 06.15.2011 | Home
Michael F. Jacobson

In the 56 April 15ths that have passed by since Ray Kroc's dream became a reality, McDonald's has coarsened our palates, expanded our waistlines, clogged our arteries, and brainwashed our children with toy-based marketing.

Sadly, There's No MBA for Imagination

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Sarah O'Leary

There are some indisputable facts in our glorious world. Men can't give birth. You can't cheat death. And you can't educate your way to creativity.

Media McDonalds: The Mental Starvation of Americans Fat on Junk Food News & Media

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Brian Ross

OPINION - Rupert Murdoch, owner of Fox News and Fox TV is to the media business what Ray Kroc, McDonalds founder, was to the restaurant biz: A purveyo...

Disgruntled 2010 Voters Are All Polaroid's Fault

Tom Gerdy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Gerdy

It was with the invention of the Polaroid that we entered the world of instant gratification. And now, our Polaroid society can't understand why not everything is fixed yet. But challenges building for decades cannot be fixed in a year or two.