Carey Smith, the CEO of a company called Big Ass Fans, says, “We’re growing at 30 percent per year, and we don’t take ourselves too seriously.” Obviously, he starts with the company name. He personally exemplifies that not-too- serious attitude by listing his title on his business card as Chief Big Ass.
Business tends to be a serious thing. Especially when you’re building large industrial fans, you’d think a little seriousness would be a good idea. Smith is serious about both his fans and his employees, but that doesn’t mean he needs to be stuffy.
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