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A Passion for License Plates

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One secret to engaged employees: true passion for their work. Those seeking increased productivity and employee satisfaction can learn something from the metal plates attached to vehicles.

In 1985, Dr. Roy Koltz, Jr discovered a vintage 1913 MississippiĀ license plate. With only two in existence this scrap of metal is worth more than $35,000. Other plates are worth nearly twice that, including what Forbes contributor Zach O’Malley Greenburg calls the “holy grail of license plates”: the 1921 Alaska, priced at $60,000.

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It’s hard to use words to capture the passion radiated by these collectors. Their dedication, patience and meticulous manner resonates in the room. Stakeholder enthusiasm is a tremendous differentiator in any endeavor, and people who love what they do are more effective and less afraid of failure.

If you are looking for the passion that comes from your environment working for you instead you working against it, maybe it is time to talk to some business consulting experts. We help find new avenues and steer businesses away from medians and back onto the fast-paced highway.

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