April Y. Pennington

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Katrina Markhoff

29, CEO and chocolatier of Vosges Chocolate in Chicago
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Help!

An extended hand grabs customers.
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Book Learnin'

We could all learn from this bookseller's environmental and philanthropic ideals.
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Wanda Wen

39, designer and co-founder of Soolip inc. in West Hollywood, California
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Steve Richardson

63, Chief Tormenter of Stave Puzzles Inc. in Norwich, Vermont
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King of the Mountain

He didn't let big companies snow on his parade.
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Two's the Charm

Entrepreneurship is in these sisters' blood, but friendship is what has made them inseparable business partners.
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Tickets, Please

He sneaked into DVD rental through the door Blockbuster took its eye off--the internet.
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Building Character

Art imitates business life for this entrepreneur.

The Multitasking Dilemma

. . . and rethink what you do with it. Does multitasking really get anything done?
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Gerald Chamales

51, chairman and founder of Carson, California-based Rhinotek Computer Products
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Q&A: Little Nikita's Big Business

Bringing overseas culture to a new home--and a new business
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Jordan Weisman

42, founder and CEO of WizKids LLC in Bellevue, Washington
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Bag Lady

It's a Hollywood story for this stylin' designer.
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Crystal Gale

When the winds of change started blowing, this entrepreneur escaped the jewelry game and entered the world of bejeweled d├ęcor.
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Keeping Her Toes Clean

In her search to find an inexpensive pedicure without going someplace icky, this business owner ended up reinventing the nail salon.
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Think Fast!

This entrepreneur's got serious marketing game.
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Don Todrin & Fred Seibert

54 & 50, founders of True Confections Inc. in Amherst, Massachusetts
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Heeling Art

The first step toward getting his life back to where he wanted it was getting his shoe business off on the right foot.
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Take It In for a Tuneup

A marketing change could put the wind back in your sales.
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Grab Bag

Plentiful partners can give you what you're groping for.
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Julz Chavez

40, creator and co-founder of San Francisco-based Get Real Girl
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Silent Treatment

Want big buzz? Keep your mouth shut.
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Feeling His Oats

When this college gymnastics coach wanted to raise funds for his team, he took the concept of a bake sale to a whole new level.
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Comic Genius

Pow! He sold his comic online. Bang! He made $100,000 a week.
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Laugh Track

Could a hearty chuckle be the key ingredient in the success of your business?
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Mitch Siegler

41, president of Sovietski Collection in San Diego
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Stick Your Neck Out

Turtle Transit takes its marketing to the streets to show off.
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Denise Lasprogata

28, president of DLL LLC in New York City
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Clean Break

A trade show spurred their soapy sales.

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