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Forbes Greatest Success Stories

Tales of Business Victory Wrested from Defeat



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Forbes Greatest Success Stories: Tales of Business Victory Wrested from Defeat by Alan Farnham
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Success is even sweeter the second time around In this inspiring book you will meet twelve extraordinary people from a software tycoon to the founder of a toy empire who soared to the top of the business world only to plummet like Icarus from the heights at which point their real stories, excitingly told in this book, begin. What follows in each case is a remarkable, true tale of despair overcome, confidence reborn, goals redefined, determination rediscovered, and success reclaimed! Never deterred by minor setbacks, disappointments, or missed opportunities, these business giants faced utter ruin in a bewildering variety of forms, from personal bankruptcy and business failure to devastating illness, natural disaster, and even criminal indictment and incarceration. Yet, each of these modern-day heroes, though forever changed, scarred, and humbled by tragedy, discovered an unfathomable reserve of strength and dedication and rose again. Prepare to redefine your notion of what it means to overcome any obstacle in your path to success. Prepare to meet twelve men and women including Donald Trump, Larry Ellison, and Emma Chapell who will awe you with their courage, inspire you with their vision, and help you find the strength and passion to make your own dreams come true, again and again.

Table of Contents

Aaron Feuerstein: CEO and Owner of Malden Mills; Tom Monaghan: Founder of Domino's Pizza; Larry Ellison: Founder and CEO of Oracle; Ruth Handler: Cofounder of Mattel Toys; Ron Popeil: Founder of Ronco; Emma Chappell: Founder of the United Bank of Philadelphia; Donald Trump: Chairman of the Trump Organization; Don King: Founder of Don King Productions; Bruton Smith: Cofounder of the Charlotte Motor Speedway; Earl Stafford: Founder of Universal Systems and Technology (UNITECH), a Leader in Net-Based Training Systems; Jim Stovall: Cocreator of the Narrative Television Network; Kevin Maxwell: Founder of Telemonde and Former CEO of Maxwell Communications; Notes; Acknowledgments; Index.

Author Biography

ALAN FARNHAM, a former reporter for Fortune magazine, now writes for Forbes and other business periodicals. He assisted Robert Lutz, former President and Vice Chairman of Chrysler, in writing Lutz's own management book, Guts, also from Wiley.
Release date NZ
November 1st, 2000
Country of Publication
United States
John Wiley & Sons Inc
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