In 2001, Blue Plate Catering launched a $10 million dollar project to build a high-profile Chicago restaurant. The project alone would double what the company was worth — if they could succeed. Without money in the bank or investors, it was a big risk.
So why did CEO Jim Horan proceed? He moved forward in part because it was an opportunity to develop his leaders. Leadership is sometimes best learned by trial. Watch this video (part of the Return on Values video series) to hear how Blue Plate used this risky investment to develop strong leaders. Find more info at www.returnonvaluesproject.com.