When an entrepreneur is trying to flout conventional wisdom, there are no shortage of critics and naysayers. But that didn't stop our Inc. 5000 CEO panelists from re-writing the rules to fit their business model instead of the other way around. On October 19, 2011, we've invited the owners of two fast-growing companies to Inc. Magazine HQ to share with us their thought process for doing what's best for their companies, even when it's never been done before.
How a decision to compete with his best clients created even greater partnerships and a whole new source of revenue for Eric Albee
How George Bresler tossed out the rule book for compensating his sales-driven staff and got industry-shattering results.