Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Business Quote 5/29/2012 Wally Amos

"Realize that the only thing you can do by yourself is fail. If you're going to succeed, you'll need help and should be prepared to share the credit. Keep your ego in your pocket." 

 Wally Amos

Wally Amos was born on July 1, 1936, in Tallahassee, Florida. He started in the mailroom of the William Morris Agency and in 1962 became the first black talent agent in their history. As an agent, he signed Simon and Garfunkel and headed the agency's rock 'n roll department. In 1975 Amos opened the first Famous Amos store. In 1998, Keebler purchased the brand, with Amos as the spokesperson.

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