A Walmart cart pusher’s secret to success: Be nice

Mike Rose makes it look easy handling and pushing long lines of carts

in the Walmart parking lot. TIMES photo by DOLORES CULLEN

‘If you’re kind to a customer they’ll come back’
 
BY DOLORES CULLEN
 
Some jobs just don’t look fun at all.

Then all of a sudden you meet a person who takes that certain job, makes a career out of it, and says how much fun it is.

Take Mike Rose, 47, of Lakeside. He’s been a cart pusher at Walmart for 20 years. How is that possible?  

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