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Mitzi Perdue is the daughter of a business titan who founded the Sheraton Hotel Chain. She is also the widow of another titan, poultry magnate, Frank Perdue. Mitzi is a business woman in her own right having started a family wine and grape business, now one of the larger supplier of wine grapes in California. She is an author as well as speaker, and has just come out with a book that she co-authored with Mark Victor Hansen called How To Be Up In Down Times.

2:34 – How To Be Up In Down Times book by Mitzi Perdue and co-authored by Mark Victor Hansen (Chicken Soup For The Soul)

8:58 – Father (Earnest Flag Henderson), creator of Sheraton hotels. The greatest pleasure with all my wealth is giving it away.

14:31 – Understand how the Sheraton Hotels was founded. People have a compulsion to live up to or down to your expectations. A leaders job is to give people a better vision of themselves.

20:18 – Mary Stevens (Henderson) was mother. The name Sheraton came from an existing neon sign from hotel number 3

22:29 – What was the attitude lesson from your mother and how did they meet?

24:50 – Frank Perdue (founder of Perdue Chicken). A bizarre and unexpected courtship. Bob Dole. 

30:50 – Perdue farms is the largest producer of organic chicken in the nation

32:00 – What was Frank’s attitude as a leader?

34:32 – Attitude through the decades. Attitude lesson of birth. Feeling wanted isn’t a weakness, it’s a strength

36:22 – Attitude lesson at the age of 10. The givers of the world are happy and the takers of the world are miserable.

40:10 – Attitude lesson at the age of 20. Harvard. Didn’t want to take advantage of father’s name. Embracing where you’re from.

42:16 – Attitude lesson at the age of 30. Overcoming a speech impediment. 

46:33 – Attitude lesson at the age of 40. Mitzi’s Country Magazine.

49:43 – Attitude lesson at the age of 50. Married to a good man with values and is generous. 

50:53 – Attitude lesson at the age of 60. 

52:02 – Attitude lesson at the age of 70. Physical fitness and diet.

53:52 – Show close. A message of hope. 

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About The Podcast

Your attitude is the bridge that takes you over the GAP from who you are to who you want to become and from where you are to where you want to go! Glenn Bill, author, speaker, and attitude expert is your host and will help you bridge the GAP in your personal and professional life thru revealing interviews with some of the most influential people on the planet. If you’ve ever wanted more success in business, more fulfillment, more money & sales…attitude is the key. Achieving a happier life, relationships and the ability to overcome your challenges with those you love…attitude is the bridge. Listen to The GAP and #GETSOME!