"Heavens, no! I'm in a hurry! We'll eat in our suite." 七乐彩专家推荐号 RULE 4: COMMUNICATE everything you possibly can to your partners. The more they know, themore they'll understand. The more they understand, the more they'll care. Once they care, there's nostopping them. If you don't trust your associates to know what's going on, they'll know you don't reallyconsider them partners. Information is power, and the gain you get from empowering your associatesmore than offsets the risk of informing your competitors. "And of many other things," retorted Shattuck. "You'll find about a ton of literature in that bookcase." "I especially remember the trip East. We went through the Carolinas and headed up the coast. It wasMother and Dad and all four kids and one scroungy dog named Tiny. We rolled into New York City in astation wagon with a canoe on top and a camping trailer on the backthat was the first time any of us kidshad ever been there. I have one really special memory of that trip. We went to seeCamelot, with theoriginal castJulie Andrews, Richard Burton, Roddy McDowall, and Robert Gouletand we were allwearing Bermuda shorts."Of course, what they say is true. I was visiting stores all the time, and I still do it today. In feet, we'vevisited them all over the world, and gotten some great ideas that wayas well as a few that didn't workout so well. Like working weekends, it's just something you have to do if you want to be successful in theretail business. I'm glad my kids remember the good times and don't seem to resent me too much for myabsences and distractions over the years. I think maybe one reason they don't have too much resentmentis that Helen and I always involved them in the business and kept them informed right from the startI hadno idea, incidentally, that Alice was so frightened of debt as a little girl, but there are certainly moreirrational things she could have feared. They may not have wanted to go visit all those stores while wewere on vacation, but they had some idea why I was doing it. They worked in the stores, invested in thestores, and shopped in the stores. "But how do you think dreams arise in the first  place?" I asked, more sympathetically. "Surely, if they have a meaning that can be discovered by a scientist like yourself, they must come in some logical way鈥攁nd that is the thing I can't understand, first of all."