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Steven Carse

In true founder fashion Steven has never walked into KoP without a new idea and a pat on the back for the crew. His mind never stops moving, producing on average 100 ideas per week, and though most of them are beyond our possibilities, the 1% that make the cut are true gold. Steven loves his community, his KoP family, and he truly couldn’t envision a different life. Steven Carse is one-of-a-kind; he has a really big heart and his employees are proud to have an owner who cares about their well-being as much as he does.

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May 02, 2019

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My mom taught me Open Book Management when I was a 10-years-old ... THANKS MOM!

When it comes to Moms - mine is the best as far as I'm concerned. I have zero memories of my mom being pessimistic. She raised me (the youngest of three boys) with a smile on her face the entire time.

Mar 23, 2019

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Grow Before you start saying No ... why doing things that don't make complete sense makes total sense

When we started King of Pops, we were up for anything. If someone asked us to show up somewhere, or take a meeting or sell at a store we did it. I believe it is a big reason we were successful. We...

Mar 16, 2019

One week into implementing Open Book Management - my head hurts & I'm as excited as ever

Seven years ago I read Jack Stack's The Great Game of Business. (I loved it, and it inspired me to want to build a different type of business) Six months ago I went with our company's leadership team...

Feb 28, 2019

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The key to Employee Appreciation = Actual Appreciation ... then take them on a cruise.

I'm not a cruise fan. In my experience ... The food is mediocre. Entertainment isn't memorable. And their sustainability efforts are disappointing. (admittedly I have only been on base-level cruises)...

Feb 05, 2019

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The Opposite of Undercover Boss: How leading from the front is a part of King of Pops culture.

I spent last night at the Super Bowl. I'm not a fan of the Rams or Patriots ...

Dec 22, 2018

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Small Giants or Just Small? How considering less allowed us to do more (A Zingerman's Shoutout)

By 2014 our herd of King of Pops carts had turned into a successful small company.

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