6 Kick the Tires, Light the Fires

Fred was never one to wait around for things to happen. Near the end of the consulting study, Fred began searching for an agency to develop a professional corporate image and logo. At his request, I made several calls to New York firms, but the best price I could get was over $100,000, and that was just too expensive. The company was still months away from startup, and Fred decided to defer development of the corporate image while he attended to other more pressing matters.

Then fate stepped in. Rick Runyon, a young designer from Los Angeles, flew his own airplane, a Cessna 310 to Little Rock on a mission to convince Fred that he was the one to create our corporate image. Rick had his own West Coast graphics ...

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