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    • My Father's Business

    • The Small-Town Values That Built Dollar General into a Billion-Dollar Company
    • By: Cal Turner Jr., Rob Simbeck
    • Narrated by: Cal Turner Jr.
    • Length: 10 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Longtime Dollar General CEO Cal Turner, Jr. shares his extraordinary life as heir to the company founded by his father Cal Turner, Sr. and his grandfather, a dirt farmer turned Depression-era entrepreneur. Cal's narrative is at its heart a father-son story, from his childhood in Scottsville, Kentucky, where business and family were one, to the triumph of reaching the Fortune 300 - at the cost of risking that very father/son relationship. Cal shares how the small-town values with which he was raised helped him guide Dollar General from family enterprise to national powerhouse.  

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • THE BEST BOOK I HAVE EVER READ!

    • By Rick Caldwell on 06-19-18

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Cal Turner Jr. on My Father’s Business

    • By: Cal Turner Jr.
    • Narrated by: Dave Summers
    • Length: 16 mins
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    Cal Turner Jr. was the CEO of Dollar General for decades after inheriting the business from his father. He joins us to talk about how faith and family helped him turn a million dollar business into a billion dollar business, plus a few stories from his new book My Father's Business: The Small-Town Values That Build Dollar General into a Billion Dollar-Company

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