The Long Game

Are you persistent enough to turn ideas into reality?

Founder stories are a fascinating study in persistence. I was watching The Founder the other day, a biopic about Ray Kroc of McDonald’s fame, reminded me of this truth. You see, the story of McDonald’s is not about one, but two distinct founder stories.

Though Ray Kroc is the person most associated with the founding of McDonald’s, he was not the founder. The founders were Richard and Maurice McDonald, two brothers who had left New Hampshire to seek entrepreneurial glory in California. After…