Brian Scudamore, 31, 1-800-GOT-JUNK?, a junk removal
company with 24 franchises, based in Vancouver, British
A dog leash. "[Having a dog at work] really helps keep the
stress level down." * Personal mission statement * A photo of
himself driving a NASCAR * A coffee card
Marley Majcher, 31, The Party Goddess!, a catering
and event planning company in Pasadena, California
1 half-eaten bag of peanuts * 1 poem bookmark * 1 package of
Trident * 3 moist towelettes from various airlines * a $1 bill *
business cards * 1 half pack of vitamins
Scot Johnson, 30, i3Solutions Inc., a Sterling,
Virginia-based provider of strategic, technical and creative
"My briefcase is my Palm Pilot, Palm Keyboard and Wireless
Modem. I'm answering this on a train from Washington, DC, to
New York City."
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