Not many people know about Amedeo Obici’s business history. But if they did, they could definitely learn from it.
Born in Oderzo, Italy. Migrated to America in 1889. His voyage was intended to take him to live with his uncle and his family in Scranton, Pa. But unable to speak any English, he was misdirected, or lost his way, and ultimately ended up in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., where other Italians, the Musantes, took him in.
Look at the attached internal communication, and ask yourself: “Does all this sound familiar?”
Here’s the surprise: It was written in 1942 by my grandfather to the employees of Lampert Yards on the state of the company at the time.
So what is happening in the housing market, and what is really wrong in the world today?