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Success Story: John Scharffenberger

| October 9, 2007 | 1 Comment
Success Story: John Scharffenberger

It is refreshing to read about the ingredients of a person’s entrepreneurial success. U.S. News and World Report has a very interesting article, albeit last year, on John Scharffenberger, who founded several businesses including wines and gourmet chocolates. He co-founded Scharffen Berger chocolate with Robert Steinberg, the leading American fine-chocolate brand out there in the […]

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Stay at Home Moms: Getting Back on the Career Track

| July 3, 2007 | 2 Comments
Stay at Home Moms: Getting Back on the Career Track

Would you like to return to the work world but are concerned about how to find an opportunity that will allow you to fulfill your family or other non-work obligations, nervous about how to “market yourself” to potential employers, or unsure about what type of work you want to do?

by Carol Fishman Cohen and Vivian Steir Rabin
Authors of “Back on the Career Track: A Guide for Stay at Home Moms Who Want to Return to Work”

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Winning Strategies to Succeed in the Real Estate Business

| April 27, 2007 | 2 Comments
Winning Strategies to Succeed in the Real Estate Business

In the book “The Peebles Principles,” real estate developer R. Donahue Peebles shares the winning strategies of his highly successful entrepreneurial career. Peebles is the Chairman and CEO of The Peebles Corporation, a real estate development company with portfolio that includes four-star hotels, luxury and commercial properties in Washington DC, San Francisco, Las Vegas and […]

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Characteristics of Successful Entrepreneurs

| April 23, 2007 | 3 Comments
Characteristics of Successful Entrepreneurs

I have received a copy of the book of Barbara Carey, a successful inventor-entrepreneur who have made millions from products such as hair tools/accessories Hairagami, Motivation Mirror, feminine protection products Dittie, and Friendship Bracelets. She is one of those success stories that we all love to hear — turning a shoestring startup capital of only […]

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Norine Dagliano: Success in the Resume Writing Field

| March 6, 2007 | 1 Comment
Norine Dagliano: Success in the Resume Writing Field

One of the stories we are working on right now is that of Norine Dagliano, Owner of resume writing and job search company called ekm Inspirations http://www.ekminspirations.com/. Norine’s story is interesting: she did not start her career until later in life. A full-time housewife, she suddenly became a single parent at the age of 33. […]

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Nancy Jarecki: Success with an Unconventional Beauty Product

| February 24, 2007 | 3 Comments
Nancy Jarecki: Success with an Unconventional Beauty Product

The best business ideas sometimes come from the most seemingly mundane problems — and providing the means to address them. Nancy Jarecki was in a hair salon in Rome when she noticed that some women after having their hair colored would linger at the door, only to leave when given small doggie bags. Asking one […]

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Betsy Fein: Success in the Home Organizing Business 2

| February 17, 2007 | 0 Comments
Betsy Fein: Success in the Home Organizing Business 2

A mompreneur, Betsy Fein turned her talent for home organizing into a successful business, Clutterbusters, a leading name in professional organizing. Read about Betsy’s entrepreneurial journey and learn from her lessons.

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Betsy Fein: Rising from Unemployment to Clutter Buster Queen

| February 15, 2007 | 0 Comments
Betsy Fein: Rising from Unemployment to Clutter Buster Queen

One of the success stories we’re working on right now is that of Betsy Fein, founder and President of ClutterBusters http://www.clutterbusters.com . ClutterBusters is a Maryland-based company that was started in 2002 and has since became one of the leading companies in the field of professional organizing. Betsy started her professional organizing business shortly after […]

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J.B. Hunt: Maverick in the Trucking Industry

| February 11, 2007 | 4 Comments
J.B. Hunt: Maverick in the Trucking Industry

Do you need college to succeed? J.B. Hunt, founder of the trucking giant J.B. Hunt Transport Services, proved that you don’t need college education to succeed in entrepreneurship and even become a billionaire. Coming from a poor background in Arkansas, Johnnie Bryan Hunt Sr. quit school in 7th grade to work for his uncle’s sawmill. […]

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Sharon Doherty: Success in Exporting

| February 8, 2007 | 0 Comments
Sharon Doherty: Success in Exporting

Sharon Doherty is the president of a small company in Ohio called Vellus Products Inc. http://www.vellus.com/ that creates a line of pet grooming products from shampoos, detanglers to brushing sprays. She realized that her products have worldwide appeal, and found a tremendous market outside of the United States. It all started in 1993 when a […]

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