William McKnight (1887-1978) was an American businessman and philanthropist who served his entire career in the 3M Company (Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company). He joined the business which became 3M as an assistant bookkeeper in 1907
Entrepreneurs have always used innovation to solve unique problems. But the sort of traditional problem-solving skills in which entrepreneurs typically excel hasn’t always tended to address social problems. Social entrepreneurs are proving that business
I’m just a regular straight-talking guy who worked hard, took risks, and built an insurance business from nothing into a huge success. It didn’t happen overnight and he came close to failure many times.