This I Believe. The phrase “boy wonder” is overworked. But it seems to fit Charles H. Percy of Chicago. He joined the Board of Directors of Bell & Howell lens and movie camera manufacturers at the age of 23. Now he is 33 and he has been president of the company for four years. A Naval veteran of World War II, here is Charles Percy.
A great American industrial statesman, Clarence Francis, once said, “You can buy a man’s time, you can buy a man’s physical presence at a given place. You can even buy a measured number of skilled muscular motions per hour or day. But you cannot buy enthusiasm, you cannot buy initiative, you cannot