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Earl Blanks Discusses Decision To Attend Cornell For MBA

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  • Date Added : 11/19/04
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Earl Blanks

  • Owner, Party City
  • male
  • AfricanAmerican
  • 1950 (Age: 71 years old)
  • Earl Blanks - Interview - Party City
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Biography

Earl Blanks is a former owner of a Party City franchise. Prior to his involvement with Party City, Blanks had started a small consulting business, the Small Business Marketing Planning Center, which provided marketing consulting services to smaller companies that generated $3-5 M per year in sales. Prior to that experience, Blanks worked at Procter & Gamble for over 7 years. Earl Blanks received his undergraduate degree from University of Arkansas and his MBA from Cornell University.

So when I was ready to go to college, I decided that I was going to major in an area called distributive education. Now distributive education prepared you to become a teacher. But a teacher of business subjects. So I had the whole curriculum of business, yet I had the flexibility to teach school...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Video 1 of 21 Earl Blanks Discusses Influence of Entrepreneurship In Community
  • Earl Blanks - Interview - Party City
  • 11/19/04
  • Earl Blanks
  • 1 min. 47 sec.
Video 2 of 21 Earl Blanks Discusses Decision To Attend Cornell For MBA
  • Earl Blanks - Interview - Party City
  • 11/19/04
  • Earl Blanks
  • 3 min. 9 sec.
Video 3 of 21 Earl Blanks Discusses First Work Experience At Procter & Gamble and First Experiences as Entrepreneur
  • Earl Blanks - Interview - Party City
  • 11/19/04
  • Earl Blanks
  • 6 min. 3 sec.
Video 4 of 21 Earl Blanks Discusses Importance of Understanding Consumer
  • Earl Blanks - Interview - Party City
  • 11/19/04
  • Earl Blanks
  • 2 min. 39 sec.
Video 5 of 21 Earl Blanks Discusses Challenge of Wearing Many Hats As An Entrepreneur
  • Earl Blanks - Interview - Party City
  • 11/19/04
  • Earl Blanks
  • 1 min. 30 sec.
Video 6 of 21 Earl Blanks Discusses Partnership With Wife
  • Earl Blanks - Interview - Party City
  • 11/19/04
  • Earl Blanks
  • 1 min. 20 sec.
Video 7 of 21 Earl Blanks Shares Thoughts on Entrepreneurship and Risk
  • Earl Blanks - Interview - Party City
  • 11/19/04
  • Earl Blanks
  • 2 min. 15 sec.
Video 8 of 21 Earl Blanks Discusses Franchising and Exit Strategy
  • Earl Blanks - Interview - Party City
  • 11/19/04
  • Earl Blanks
  • 1 min. 59 sec.
Video 9 of 21 Earl Blanks Discusses Research Performed Prior To Starting Party City Franchise
  • Earl Blanks - Interview - Party City
  • 11/19/04
  • Earl Blanks
  • 1 min. 19 sec.
Video 10 of 21 Earl Blanks Discusses Value Proposition of Party City
  • Earl Blanks - Interview - Party City
  • 11/19/04
  • Earl Blanks
  • 1 min. 6 sec.
Video 11 of 21 Earl Blanks Discusses Cash Flow
  • Earl Blanks - Interview - Party City
  • 11/19/04
  • Earl Blanks
  • 1 min. 30 sec.
Video 12 of 21 Earl Blanks States Employees Project Image To Customers
  • Earl Blanks - Interview - Party City
  • 11/19/04
  • Earl Blanks
  • 2 min. 30 sec.
Video 13 of 21 Earl Blanks Shares Thoughts on Franchising
  • Earl Blanks - Interview - Party City
  • 11/19/04
  • Earl Blanks
  • 2 min. 3 sec.
Video 14 of 21 Earl Blanks Discusses How To Evaluate A Franchise Opportunity
  • Earl Blanks - Interview - Party City
  • 11/19/04
  • Earl Blanks
  • 2 min. 35 sec.
Video 15 of 21 Earl Blanks Discusses Attributes Essential For Maintaining Balance
  • Earl Blanks - Interview - Party City
  • 11/19/04
  • Earl Blanks
  • 1 min. 25 sec.
Video 16 of 21 Earl Blanks Discusses Importance of Family Life
  • Earl Blanks - Interview - Party City
  • 11/19/04
  • Earl Blanks
  • 1 min. 9 sec.
Video 17 of 21 Earl Blanks Shares Thoughts on Redevelopment of Inner Cities
  • Earl Blanks - Interview - Party City
  • 11/19/04
  • Earl Blanks
  • 3 min. 2 sec.
Video 18 of 21 Earl Blanks States Business Development Is Key To Building Inner City Areas
  • Earl Blanks - Interview - Party City
  • 11/19/04
  • Earl Blanks
  • 1 min. 4 sec.
Video 19 of 21 Earl Blanks Shares Thoughts on Perseverance
  • Earl Blanks - Interview - Party City
  • 11/19/04
  • Earl Blanks
  • 1 min. 32 sec.
Video 20 of 21 Earl Blanks Shares Thoughts on Role Models and Leaders
  • Earl Blanks - Interview - Party City
  • 11/19/04
  • Earl Blanks
  • 1 min. 23 sec.
Video 21 of 21 Earl Blanks Discusses Importance of Flexibility
  • Earl Blanks - Interview - Party City
  • 11/19/04
  • Earl Blanks
  • 2 min. 35 sec.

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