Do the Right Thing…

The following excerpt is from a thought-provoking story written by Ken Krogue and published in the January 24, 2013 edtion of the Forbes website. It’s about honesty, doing the right thing, and decisions that were made at a little-known Utah company called Infobases. Infobases went on to buy a book-publishing company called Ancestry, Inc, and I guess most of you are familiar with the Ancestry.com brand today…

I encourage my readers to click out to the Forbes website and read both pages of the article.

The year was 1992. I was the Marketing Director for Infobases, Inc.

Paul Allen and Dan Taggart owned the company, they later went on to found Ancestry.com and MyFamily.com. Ancestry.com is the cloud computing genealogy powerhouse that just passed the 2 million subscriber mark and added the 10th billion record to their database.

We were one of the very first electronic publishers using the Folio platform. We published the scriptures on computer and products like Famous Quotes, The Multimedia Family Bible, and the CD Sourcebook of American History.

Read the full article at Forbes.com.

Author: Leland Meitzler

Leland K. Meitzler founded Heritage Quest in 1985, and has worked as Managing Editor of both Heritage Quest Magazine and The Genealogical Helper. He currently operates Family Roots Publishing Company (www.FamilyRootsPublishing.com), writes daily at GenealogyBlog.com, writes the weekly Genealogy Newsline, conducts the annual Salt Lake Christmas Tour to the Family History Library, and speaks nationally, having given over 2000 lectures since 1983.

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