A sampling of some of the videos from the Great State of Texas
Overviews of of a few of the businesses
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Dallas: You'll hear some of the most innovative human resource strategies from one of the most articulate people we know. And, you won't believe his results!
Carrollton, Texas: This business began on the back of a paper napkin around a discussion over breakfast. That was 1985. Today his company, FastSigns, is America’s leading sign company with over 500 locations worldwide.
Dallas, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City: This story begins like so many stories, one person goes out selling. Her name is Anne McGilvray and she sold holiday cards. She became as a manufacturer's rep and grew her business to $2M in annual revenues. She then invited her husband, Michael, to join her.
Duncanville, Texas: Meet Glenn Walser. He had an idea for a machine to automate labor-intense processes, but most people just laughed at him. With one investor, he developed the first automated corndog system int the world.
Austin, Texas: Meet the man who believes corned beef is a food group and has brought more than great eating to the music scene on 6th Street at Rio Grande. Learn how this one-man-marketing band rings up millions in revenues from one location that brims with excitement.
The winners of the Baldrige Quality Award - Twice!
Dallas, Texas: Dale Crownover took Texas Nameplate from being just another print shop to become the first small business to be given the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. You will find their nameplates are on virtually everything.
Est. Population: 22,859,968 (US Census)
This show only considers those businesses that have been recommended from within their communities. Though this selection criteria is our guideline, we rely mostly on the small business advocates listed on these pages .