Takeaways from a half century in the latex industry

by Jim Finn

I retired recently, but still feel contributive and expect to be so for quite a while. The expression, “If you enjoy what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life,” sums up what I believe. It helps to have a positive attitude, as well. This attitude provides resilience and sustainability in the face of uncertain outcomes. After more than 50 years in the latex industry, I would like to share a few of my takeaways from those years.

Sales – Selling is hard work. In my view, it is one of the few positions in an organization that gets evaluated every month, good or bad. Success does not come easily. Half of my career was in sales and business development.

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