Rita Davenport's speech impediment made every day words difficult to say. When she described the material from which her dresses were made of, thick feed sack burlap, she said "theed thack." That didn't stand in her way of going on to become a successful television host, company president and public speaker.
In this web exclusive, Davenport shares some of her favorite photos with her celebrities guests.
Editor's note: This is the first of eight installments for SUCCESS's 2nd annual Start Small Win Big entrepreneur challenge. Welcome to the best eight weeks of your small business and welcome to Week 1! Let's get started with Step 1: Refine your elevator pitch.
by Michael Levin
The next-to-last time I saw Zig Ziglar, I was one of 17,000 in attendance at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California, where he was speaking as part of a program of superstars, including Colin Powell, Condoleezza Rice and Joe Montana. He was onstage accompanied by his daughter, Julie Ziglar Norman.
On April 15, 2011, I saw Zig again, this time for lunch, with his daughter Julie and his son Tom. From 17,000 down to four. If you love Zig Ziglar as I do, you can readily understand it was one of the greatest thrills of my life.
SUCCESS.com has partnered with Lifetime Moms to introduce you to some outstanding women. Last time, we introduced you to Lori Reynolds-Lewis of Mocha Moon. Lori and these other women are lot like you—they range from stay-at-home moms to successful career women, entrepreneurs and CEOs of their homes.
Meet Cindy Sawyer
by Mattie Schuler
Consider this: There are some 43 muscles in the human face, most of which are controlled by the seventh cranial nerve (also known as the facial nerve). This nerve exits the cerebral cortex and emerges from your skull just in front of your ears. With each expression comes a chain reaction of moving parts that produce chemicals that cause us to feel a certain way.
Stimulate your nervous system!
Financial expert Sharon Lechter explains her "Two Minute Rule" to help curb unnecessary spending.
Marketing expert Seth Godin and Darren Hardy discuss how inventions such as Amazon and the internet have influenced our need to differentiate not just our product but also our customers.
Leadership expert John C. Maxwell shares his definition of leadership with us and how it has influenced his teachings through the years.
Rita Davenport's speech impediment made every day words difficult to say.
by Michael Levin
SUCCESS.com has partnered with Lifetime Moms to introduce you to some outstanding women. Last time, we introduced you to Lori Reynolds-Lewis of Mocha Moon.
Who knew this New Hampshire gal’s first trip to New York City would be an all-expense-paid trip by SUCCESS magazine for me to meet Good Morning America’s Tory Johnson?
by Sam Watson
SUCCESS.com Web Designer
Consider this: There are some 43 muscles in the human face, most of which are controlled by the seventh cranial nerve (also known as the facial nerve).