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Dare to Dream

Create an "impossible" goal--and discover the possibilities.

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This story appears in the October 2007 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

The greatest triumphs in frequently begin as far-fetched goals. When the public first heard about a contraption that would fly people through the air like birds, many thought it was impractical, not to mention impossible. When Frederick Smith submitted his idea for an overnight delivery service to his professor at , he barely got a passing grade. But by adamantly continuing on a path others considered to be a dead end, he founded FedEx.

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