• Jim Furniss Success Story - Piano Repair
    Persistence Pays Off for a Blind Piano Repair Man

    As a piano rebuilder, John Furniss enjoys the rewards of a job well done. “When I work on a piano and the customer tells me how beautiful it sounds, that’s gold to me,” said Furniss, 32. It’s...

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  • Andrew Carnegie Success Story
    Andrew Carnegie Success Story

    Andrew Carnegie was born on November 25, 1835, in Dunfermline, Scotland. After moving to the United States, he worked a series of railroad jobs. By 1889 he owned Carnegie Steel Corporation, the largest of its kind in...

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    Ursula Burns Success Story

     A summer internship turned into a full-time job in 1981, when Xerox hired Burns as soon as she completed her master’s degree in mechanical engineering at Columbia University. It wasn’t necessarily the predictable path for someone who...

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  • Jim Carrey Success Story
    Jim Carrey Success Story – From Struggling Dyslexic to Comedy Movie Mogul

    Actor and comedian James Eugene Carrey was born on January 17, 1962, in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada. Carrey got his start with a spot doing stand-up at a Toronto comedy club when he was just 15 years old....

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  • Guy Laliberte Success Story
    Guy Laliberte Success Story – From Homeless Street Performer To Multi Billionaire Owner of Cirque du Soleil

    The success story of Guy Laliberte is another true rags to riches success story.  Guy went from being a broke street performer to amassing a personal net worth of $2.6 billion.  His story is one of true...

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  • Frederic Tudor Success Story
    Frederic Tudor Success Story – The Surprisingly Cool History of Ice

    Frederic Tudor didn’t give up easily, because if he did – we probably wouldn’t be enjoying an ice cold beverage today. I was wondering the other day how the use of ice originated and found this great...

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    6 Ways to Increase Your Self-Motivation

    It isn’t always easy to be consistent and keep the momentum going when we start to take actions to reach our dream – even though we know it’s crucial to keep making progress.  Taking action and staying...

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  • Albert Einstein Success Story
    Albert Einstein Success Story

    Albert Einstein didn’t speak until three years of age and it took him several more years after that before he could speak fluently. He couldn’t read until he was seven years of age in elementary school was...

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  • Larry Bird Success Story
    Larry Bird Success Story

    Larry Bird learned an early lesson about patience when he broke his ankle his sophomore year of high school, which cut his basketball season short that year.  He didn’t let that stop him from practicing his favorite...

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    How Much Money Can You Make in Two Hours with Just $5?

    Tina Seelig, Executive Director for the Stanford Technology Ventures Program did a great experiment with her class on how to create wealth in two hours with just five dollars of seed money.  This exercise is an excellent...

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