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Transform Your Health for Life

By Bill Phillips / May 6, 2008 /

We’re living in exciting times. Never have more people had more opportunity to pursue the life of their dreams, a life rich with extraordinary personal and professional achievements. The opportunity is here now for us individually and collectively to make the transformation from worst to first—literally from the worst shape of our lives to the…

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Too Busy for Relationships?

By Valorie Burton / May 6, 2008 /

We’d just arrived with the moving trucks at our new home when the fi rst neighbors showed

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Real Estate 2.0

By Lisa Ocker / May 6, 2008 /

Now is a great time to invest in real estate—or to start educating yourself and getting yo

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Leap of a Lifetime

By admin / May 6, 2008 /

Bob Beamon didn’t get a lot of encouragement as a child. Raised by his grandmother, his mo

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Greatest Transportation Entrepreneurs of All Time

By admin / May 6, 2008 /

Herb Kelleher b. 1931 What started as a regional carrier serving Dallas, Houston and San Antonio became one of the industry’s pioneering low-cost, no-frills airlines. Founded by Herb Kelleher and partner Rollin King in 1967, Southwest Airlines posted its 35th consecutive year of profitability in 2007. The airline has been known for campy antics—flight attendants singing…

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Greatest Technology Entrepreneurs of All Time

By admin / May 6, 2008 /

George Eastman 1854-1932 George Eastman made photography an amateur sport. When competition in the camera industry heated up, he shifted his attention and created the film roll, which replaced cumbersome glass plates that required more complicated processing. The innovation also became the basis for motion picture film. Eastman obtained a patent for a camera to…

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Greatest Retail Entrepreneurs of All Time

By admin / May 6, 2008 /

Aaron Montgomery Ward 1843-1913 Open your mailbox and thank Aaron Montgomery Ward for what's inside. The retail magnate is most noted for his innovation in mail-order catalogs for department stores. Working as a door-to-door salesman for a dry-goods wholesaler, he noted the disparity between the cash prices farmers received and high retail store prices. In…

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Greatest Media Entrepreneurs of All Time

By admin / May 6, 2008 /

Martha Stewart b. 1941 Author, one-time caterer, publisher and TV personality Martha Stewart did one thing better than anything else; the lifestyle maven understood the power of her brand and consolidated it in 1997 as Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia. Oh, and she staged a pretty good comeback in 2005 after serving five months in jail.…

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Greatest Internet Entrepreneurs of All Time

By admin / May 6, 2008 /

Jeff Bezos b. 1964 Jeff Bezos didn't invent online shopping, but his little online-bookstore experiment has changed the way consumers purchase almost anything–books, music, clothing, jewelry and, most recently, wine. The founder and CEO of Amazon.com survived the dot-com bust of the 1990s with a handful of contemporaries such as eBay, Yahoo and Google. And…

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Greatest Industrial Entrepreneurs of All Time

By Shelby Skrhak / May 6, 2008 /

Benjamin Franklin 1706-1790 No list of greatest entrepreneurs would be complete without America's original entrepreneur, Benjamin Franklin. He was a printer and self-taught writer whose witty conversational writing style made his Pennsylvania Gazette and Poor Richard's Almanack the most successful publications in the country. His printing operations were so successful that he franchised printing in…

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