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Herb Kelleher (founder of Southwest Airlines) has died

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Herb Kelleher was a "latter day" giant of the airline industry,  just as much, or perhaps even more so, than the noted founder's of the legacy airlines, in his own way.

And not just the airline industry....   For example, in his autobiography, he emphasized how when he recruited employee's, he was far more interested in their personalities, than in their job knowledge or skills.  He said that you really can't teach someone to have the ideal personality, but you could teach those with a good personality the requisite skills they would need on their position...

Some companies followed this principle, while sadly, (cough, cough)...other's did not...

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