Category: Company Founders

16 Basic Interview Qs for Business Histories

Use these 16 foundational interview questions to gather the facts, feelings, and framework for your organization’s history. We’ve used them with great results across 1,500 interviews for CorporateHistory.net’s business history books and campaigns. Your time at The X Company 1. Name (with spelling), credentials, title, location, start[...]
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CorporateHistory.net publication wins Hermes Gold

CorporateHistory.net's "The Bel Fuse Story" is a 2018 Hermes Gold Award winner.
CorporateHistory.net is delighted that our publication “The Bel Fuse Story” has won a 2018 Hermes Creative Gold Award in the brochure category. As in previous years, we’re the only corporate history group to be so honored. NASDAQ-listed Bel Fuse was founded in 1949 and is still under[...]
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4 Ways Around a Lack of Photos

An artifact from eBay and a Bostonian Society photo created the opening spread for the CorporateHistory.net book for A. W. Hastings.
So you need to create a history presentation or timeline, but your organization is lacking in photos from certain time periods? It’s a common problem. Here are four solutions that work for CorporateHistory.net and its clients. 1. Try eBay and other vintage photo sources such as Historic[...]
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Gillette: Corporate History as Competitive Tool

With a name like King Gillette, no surprise he started a razor company.
Three ways Gillette brilliantly uses its corporate history and brand strength to strike back against competitors like the Dollar Shave Club: 1) TV ads, also posted on YouTube, that feature “the faces behind the blades”—real people with real jobs in a real American city of Boston (there’s[...]
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