Lou Pritchett is one of corporate America's living legends—an acclaimed author, dynamic teacher, and highly rated speaker. He is recognized worldwide as the foremost leader in change management. As the individual who created the concept of "Partnering," he revolutionized the way America does business.
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Born in 1931 in Memphis, Tennessee, to a family with modest means, Lou worked his way through Memphis State College by selling shoes in Bond's Department Store downtown. He also became active in the Boy Scouts and says the lessons he learned benefit him to this day.
His boundless enthusiasm, emphasis on putting people first, gentle humor, and all other down-to-earth values helped him rise from traveling soap salesperson to vice-president of sales at corporate giant Procter & Gamble. Over the course of thirty-six years, he became the "Agent of Change," making sure P&G's success would continue in the future. He even spent three years in Manila as president of the corporation's Philippines subsidiary.
In 1987, Lou boldly engineered an adventuresome partnership between two corporate titans. He talked Sam Walton, founder and chairperson of Wal-Mart, into a canoe ride on the rapids of the Spring River in Arkansas. By the end of the ride, they agreed to change the way America did business.
A major change in Lou's life came after his retirement in 1989. With the encouragement of Sam Walton and a New York agent, he decided to start spreading the Gospel of Change. Since then, he has become one of America's most popular speakers on customer partnering, change management, the impact of information technology, and the importance of a strong work force. In addition, he authored the acclaimed book, Stop Paddling & Start Rocking the Boat, published by HarperCollins in 1995.
His presentations, always delivered with humor and enthusiasm, have inspired long-established Fortune 500 companies and upstart entrepreneurs alike. Ralston Purina, Anheuser-Busch, Whirlpool, and The Harvard Group are just a few of the many companies and affiliated organizations that have learned from Lou how to survive and succeed in this world of global economic revolution.
He consistently receives rave reviews for his presentations that he delivers around the world. Every business serious about meeting the challenges of the 21st century needs to hear what he has to say. If Lou could teach Sam Walton a thing or two, imagine what he can do for you!
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