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How Old These 21 Entrepreneur Superstars Were When They Made Their First Million and First Billion (Interactive Infographic)
Infographics

How Old These 21 Entrepreneur Superstars Were When They Made Their First Million and First Billion (Interactive Infographic)

Mark Zuckerberg was a millionaire by the time he was 22, but George Soros didn't make his first million until he was 47.
Catherine Clifford
Why Daymond John of 'Shark Tank' Believes in 'the Power of Broke'
Performance Ignited

Why Daymond John of 'Shark Tank' Believes in 'the Power of Broke'

This famous investor got his start sweeping up in a Queens bodega after school. Now, he's a best-selling author.
Geoff Woods
24 Quotes on Success From Oprah Winfrey
Oprah Winfrey

24 Quotes on Success From Oprah Winfrey

Oprah's rise from impoverished, abused teenager to wealth and esteem is among the most inspiring American success stories.
Grace Bluerock
Entrepreneurs Rank High Among the 50 Wealthiest People in the World
Billionaires

Entrepreneurs Rank High Among the 50 Wealthiest People in the World

From Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg to Jeff Bezos, the list of the richest billionaires in the world is full of people who started their own companies.
Catherine Clifford
'I Have Had Way More Failures Than Successes.'
Jeremy Bloom

'I Have Had Way More Failures Than Successes.'

Jeremy Bloom is a two-time Olympian, a former NFL football player and a successful entrepreneur. But he says that's only a part of his story.
Catherine Clifford
Your First 5 Signs of Success
Data-Driven Marketing

Your First 5 Signs of Success

You know that tiny bell that rings in your brain when for the first time someone says, 'Oh! You're that business that. . .'?
Jess Ekstrom
What 11 Successful People Did for Their First Jobs -- and What They Were Paid
Starting a Business

What 11 Successful People Did for Their First Jobs -- and What They Were Paid

From making paper deliveries to selling tuxedos, the first jobs these 11 successful people shared weren't always the most glamorous.
Invisible Fence Brand Sparked the Entrepreneur in This Pet Enthusiast
Franchise Players

Invisible Fence Brand Sparked the Entrepreneur in This Pet Enthusiast

After initially rejecting the family business, Justin Ward is now helping hundreds of pet owners as the head of the family franchise while juggling several other business ventures.
Erin Schultz
3 Famous People Who Started With Little but Achieved Great Success
Inspiration

3 Famous People Who Started With Little but Achieved Great Success

When the entrepreneurial path seems impossibly steep, recharge yourself with the wisdom of great achievers who overcame unpromising beginnings.
Jacqueline Whitmore
What It's Like When You Finally See Your Idea-Turned-Product on Store Shelves
Success Stories

What It's Like When You Finally See Your Idea-Turned-Product on Store Shelves

For makers, inventors and dreamers, it's the ultimate high when you see with your own eyes that "you've finally arrived."
Stephen Key
4 Ways to Create a Company Culture That Breeds Success
Leadership

4 Ways to Create a Company Culture That Breeds Success

How to create a culture that inspires your employees to do their best-all the time-and grow your company.
Steve Tobak
5 Quirks That Contribute to Success
Entrepreneurial Mindset

5 Quirks That Contribute to Success

You know those people with that constant 'can do' attitude? Don't resent them. Emulate them.
Jonathan Long
Inspirational Quotes From 100 Famous Business Leaders (Infographic)
Infographics

Inspirational Quotes From 100 Famous Business Leaders (Infographic)

From Coco Chanel to Jack Dorsey, here are some words of wisdom from business leaders across the generations.
Catherine Clifford
Looking For Inspiration? All it Takes is 6 Words.
Advice

Looking For Inspiration? All it Takes is 6 Words.

Leaders in business and entertainment share their best advice in six words in new book from SMITH Magazine founder Larry Smith.
Nina Zipkin