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Jim McCann (CEO, 1-800-FLOWERS)

Inc. Magazine Business Owners Council in association with SarderTV presents a discussion with Jim McCann, CEO of 1-800-Flowers and author of Talk Is Not Cheap. He talks about his background and work experience starting out as a paint contractor working for his father, then moving to social work and eventually to owning flower shops. He discusses the lack of entrepreneurial role models growing up and what it was like working seven days a week nearly round the clock when he started out.


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Jim McCann


Jim McCann is a highly successful entrepreneur, public speaker and published author whose passion is helping people deliver smiles. Jim’s belief in the universal need for social connections and interaction led to his founding of 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, which he has grown into the world’s leading Florist and Gift Shop and, a leading website for expert party planning content and advice.

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