Kelleher Steps Down As Southwest Chairman

The legendary Herb Kelleher is stepping down as chairman of Southwest Airlines and his protege, Colleen Barrett, will retire as president in July. I ran across this tribute them on YouTube, which includes footage of an arm-wrestling match Kelleher once staged (and lost) to settle a business dispute.

Maybe Southwest’s secret, or at least part of it, has just been knowing how to have fun:



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