Amazing Entrepreneurs provides virtual interviews with people who built successful organizations.
Some of their names, such as Ford and Ritz live on as major corporate brands. Other like Carnegie may not be as well known, but each one of them made amazing contributions. They created employment opportunities as well as wealth for themselves and their shareholders.
Some of them gave away a major part of their fortune to the less privileged.
Recently, I was at a conference and asked my views on teamwork and how people can work together effectively. I said it starts by each individual understanding their talents and how they use their time. There are eight main areas, as shown in the model on this page. Using the Team Management Profile Questionnaire. it [...]
Some days are more significant than others. On this day in 1976, a little known company launched a computer called Apple 1. The two whizz kid founders were helped in the formation of their company by a colleague. They gave him 10% of the shares, but it is said that he later returned them for about [...]
It is said that curiousity killed the cat. It has also been the factor that has led people to create new inventions, explore new places and develop new ideas. In the process, some people have become millionaires because they were curious. People like Thomas Edison, who founded the enormous General Electric Company was always curious. [...]
What do Henry Ford, Coco Chanel, Thomas Edison and Helena Rubinstein have in common? They all became multi – millionaires without going to a University or a Business School. So did Richard Branson and Steve Jobs. Bill Gates had the opportunity to do the courses at Harvard, but chose get into business action and [...]
Henry Ford did it. Andrew Carnegie also. Helena Rubinstein achieved it. So did Coco Chanel. Thomas Edison summed it up as one percent inspiration and ninety nine percent perspiration. They all had one thing in common. They started in relative poverty and all became multi millionaires. Therefore, I [...]
This is an opportunity to test your knowledge of the people who created major organizations. If you can successfully name 7 or more then you have a very good knowledge of business entrepreneurs. The people mentioned below are part of a book called Amazing Entrepreneurs that provides an insight into the personal lives of people [...]