In the end, the only thing that matters is how many people cry when we die.
“The World Owes Me Nothing”
Sanjeev Agrawal
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Or rather who is crying. When the old patriarch of Miele (washing machines and dishwasher family business in Germany) died some years ago, over 30,000 people walked behind his coffin. Suppliers, customers, employees with their spouses and children, citizens of the area. They felt he was entitled to this after a life where he gave them what he felt what they were entitled to — from fair supplier deals, to long lasting machines, value for money, honesty, fair wages, safe work, an open ear and mind.

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