Newspaper article The Christian Science Monitor

Dad's Consistency Brings Success

Newspaper article The Christian Science Monitor

Dad's Consistency Brings Success

Article excerpt

Tim Schlindwein vividly remembers getting up at 5 a.m. to deliver newspapers as a boy back in rural Princeton, Ill., southwest of Chicago.

Tim's dad, Edward Schlindwein, handled the distribution of newspapers in his small town of 6,000. So young Tim found he had no excuses; he had to deliver the paper to customers by 7 a.m.

"And if Mrs. Jones wanted it tucked in her front door, that's where you had to make sure it wound up," he laughs. Later, when his dad became superintendent of a country club, Tim found himself cutting "lots and lots of grass." "My dad has always been a very disciplined type of guy," Mr. Schlindwein says. His father, who still rises early and walks several miles a day, taught his children that they need a sense of perseverance and regimen to finish tasks. Today, Schlindwein heads up Schlindwein Associates, an investment- consulting firm in Chicago specializing in mutual funds. Before establishing his own firm several years ago, Schlindwein was chairman and chief executive of Stein Roe, a Chicago-based mutual fund group. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.