Paula Schleis, an energetic Akron Beacon Journal reporter, interviewed Pizza Hut franchisee Tony Szambecki recently, who shared his business wisdom with her.
''The first goal of business is to survive. It's
not to make a profit,'' Szambecki said. ''A lot of businesses have
he said, comes from outlasting the competition. It means being around
when the economy recovers, so the company can begin to recover, too.