“Dan Sachs embodies all the principles of hospitality in abundance, and his career is a testament to his passion and dedication for this hard work. His deep knowledge of the industry—and his thoughtful and thorough research—is a gift to anyone who finds fulfillment in hospitality.”
—Danny Meyer, CEO of Union Square Hospitality Group and Founder of Shake Shack
“The Million Dollar Greeting is ‘the real deal’ for anyone trying to build a business that relies on excellent customer service to differentiate its product or service in this age of the internet. Dan Sachs and Janet Scott have distilled the secrets of creating a workforce that is inspired and committed to delivering consistently excellent service. Particularly valuable is their focus on gaining the best from the millennial generation. And the book is so readable that once you pick it up you will not want to put it down—a remarkable achievement for a business book. I loved it.”
—Robin Smith, Chairman, Publishers Clearing House
“The Million Dollar Greeting is going to help ripple some great thoughts and get people moving more in line with how the world is thinking today, or how more of the world should be thinking.”
—Jon Dwoskin, Executive advisor, business coach, and host of the THINK Business with Jon Dwoskin podcast
“Dan’s the man, and I loved his book—very team centric. We all know that it takes all of us to get the job done, and you’ve got to focus on the team. Buy his book!
—Chip Lutz, president and founder of Unconventional Leadership and former lieutenant commander in the US Navy
“BRAVO Dan Sachs on providing such incredible insights on the roadmaps that guide GREAT Leaders and their organizations. The stories and experiences shared are excellent learning lessons on core values that create terrific companies and cultures, especially as organizations embrace the millennial generation and refocus employee engagement and customer service excellence.”
—Misty M. Johanson, Dean of Driehaus College of Business. DePaul University
“In The Million Dollar Greeting, Dan Sachs taps into the wisdom of some of the most insightful entrepreneurs in the country, all of whom have a passion for customer service and the track record to prove it. Follow their examples, and your customers will love you.”
—Bo Burlingham, Inc. Magazine columnist and author of Small Giants: Companies that Choose to Be Great Instead of Big and Finish Big: How Great Entrepreneurs Exit Their Companies On Top
“The Million Dollar Greeting is a compelling study of companies that win through the common characteristics of exceptional leadership and corporate cultures authentically focused on serving customers and inspiring employees. Drawing on his own career as a successful entrepreneur in the hospitality sector, Dan Sachs profiles a diverse group of businesses and discerns patterns and lessons that have applicability to all businesses.”
—Michael Chae, Senior Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer at The Blackstone Group
“Whether your business is in restaurants, hotels, healthcare, or another field, reading The Million Dollar Greeting will make you a more effective leader. From his experiences with the titans of the hospitality industry, Sachs reveals the trade secrets that ignited and propelled their careers. His mantra of ‘empathy plus action’ can inspire anyone who serves or cares for others, regardless of industry.
—Douglas Drachman, MD, FACC, Director of the Cardiology Fellowship Program for Massachusetts General Hospital and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School