Southwest Airlines

Perseverance

Perseverance: Why It Was Southwest Airlines' Herb Kelleher's Most Important Lesson for Entrepreneurs

Sadly, Kelleher died last month. But his legacy lives on: Ever hear of how he and his airline became Texas's largest bourbon distributor?

The CEO of Southwest Airlines Explains Why Paying Competitive Wages Keeps Efficiency High

Gary Kelly underscores how good compensation does not have to come at the expense of good operations.

How Southwest Airlines Created a Mass Market for Air Travel

Herb Kelleher created the first budget airline, which found great success by simplifying everything from the destinations to the (lack of) snacks served on board.

Southwest Airlines: A Case Study in Employee Engagement

Having employees apply innovative thinking outside of the scope of their daily functions benefits both employees and employers.

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