Business

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 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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Business Branson Style

By Lisa Ocker / April 30, 2008 /

Billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson got an early leg-up with a loan from his aunt. Still in his teens, he already had a few ventures that had gone south—growing Christmas trees that were eaten by rabbits and raising parakeets with reproduction rates that far outpaced demand. But he felt good about this latest venture. And things…

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5 Questions to Help Turn Your Passion Into Profit

By Valorie Burton / April 2, 2008 /

5 Questions to Help Turn Your Passion into Profit

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The Four Keys to Successful Business

By admin / February 1, 2008 /

Salespeople typically rate their customers by at least four crucial factors: profitability, stability, vulnerability and potential for future business. Let’s look more closely at how you rate clients on each of those factors: Profitability. This is by far the most critical factor because it ultimately determines the profitability of your business. To be really useful,…

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Think About What You THINK About

By admin / February 1, 2008 /

There are six simple words in Napoleon Hill’s book, Think and Grow Rich, that ha

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Writing a Book Gives You Total Control over Your Financial Destiny

By admin / February 1, 2008 /

That’s a bold statement, so let me back it up with a simple analogy about becoming an aut

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