Entrepreneur Magazine just recently posted their list of Franchises for under 50K catergorized by industry. Take a look HERE.
Even though WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE was probably the worst movie I have ever seen, Spike Jonze’s rise to wealth is truly remarkable (and he HAS made some great films like BEING JOHN MALKOVICH, ADAPTATION etc). This video below gives a comprehensive look at his talents and entrepreneurial career. Most interesting to note is […]
This article by Worth.com in the link below is a MUST SEE! The top 100 most influential people in finance are listed with a description of their path to power. Also listed are some of the power moves they made to propel their influence. Profiles include Lloyd Blankfeind, Angela Merkel, Warren Buffet, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Rupert […]
John Johnson was the first African-American to appear on the Forbes 400 list, having amassed immense wealth from his successful magazine, EBONY. Johnson succeeded as an African-American entrepreneur during the 1940’s, thus his story is worth sharing and most remarkable. Johnson came from a very poor family but his leadership skills were exemplified early on, […]
Robert Kiyosaki’s book Rich Dad Poor Dad is a massively successful personal finance book. If you have already read his book you will enjoy this candid interview by TIME. To anyone who has not read his book, he describes in this interview his childhood passions, living in his car, joining the military and the principles […]
Below is a very interesting link to a recent New York Times article that lists all the new members of Congress who are small business owners. From pizza restaurants to air conditioning companies to bug control to aerospace, their various ventures are all over the place. It seems as though a trend is taking place […]
Pretty interesting background on the creator of Red Bull. Austrian entrepreneur and former marketing executive Dietrich Mateschitz actually discovered the drink in Thailand, which was previous called Krating Daeng (see below) Dietrich found the concoction to be a great deterrent against jet lag during business trips, and thus used his marketing skills to change the […]
A stock I have been following for a while, simply because of the HUGE dividend (32%) is YPF, the large Argentinean energy company. YPF has a very interesting back story, as the government of Argentina recently took over the company. The Argentinean government is basically demanding YPF to use its earnings to develop the country […]