- Paperback: 308 pages
- Publisher: Aegis Living (January 26, 2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 098481521X
- ISBN-13: 978-0984815210
- Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.7 x 9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 69 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,095,995 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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About the Author
Dwayne J. Clark is the founder and chief executive officer of Aegis Living. With more than 25 years of senior housing experience, Dwayne has helped thousands of seniors age with dignity, comfort and compassion. Dwayne’s focus and passion in business is to redefine the concept of “corporate culture.” He has studied business models from companies known for world-class innovation, including Costco, Nordstrom and Starbucks. With the knowledge gained from these companies, he grew Aegis Living from a dream to a company of over 2,000 employees with the goal of staff satisfaction being the driving force. Aegis Living has been voted “best company to work for” many times by Washington CEO magazine. Dwayne has been honored in numerous ways for his contribution to business, as well as, senior housing. He was named Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year, honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award from Senior Services and granted the Bastyr University Mission Award.