Category Archives for Biographies

Jim Collins: Key Ideas for Business Leaders

American Business Consultant, Keynote Speaker, and Author of six Books, Jim Collins is a nationally recognized thought leader on the topics of company growth and sustainability. Born in Boulder, CO in

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Jeff Bezos, Founder of Amazon.com

The Founder of e-commerce empire amazon.com, Jeff Bezos is an innovative Techno-preneur who has played a pivotal role in the growth and development of e-commerce over the last two decades. Born in Albuquerque,

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Warren Buffett on Investing

Considered one of the most successful investors of the 20th century, Warren Buffett began investing by age 11. Born in 1930 in Omaha, Nebraska, Buffett’s interests in finance began through visits

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Guy Kawasaki on Startups

Guy Kawasaki is known as one the Apple employees responsible for marketing the Macintosh in 1984. He is an author, speaker, investor and business advisor. He attended Standford University and only two

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John Naisbitt on His Witty Observations and Predictions

John Naisbitt is a an American author and speaker on the topic of future studies.  He is most known for the global success of his book, Megatrends, in 1982. The book projected many important long term

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John C Maxwell on Leadership

John Maxwell is an internationally recognized leadership expert, speaker and author. He was born in Garden City, Michigan in 1947 and followed his father into the ministry. He studied at Ohio Christian

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Jack Canfield on Success Principles

Jack Canfield is a motivational speaker best known for co-creating the Chicken Soup for the Soul. The book series has been translated into a myriad of language (over 40) and has sold an impressive 112

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Nicholas Negroponte on Technology

Computing is not about computers any more. It is about living. The computer provides the only way to give students a real foundation in 21st-century skills. Being digital is a license to grow. Giving

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Thomas Edison on Innovation

Thomas Edison was an extraordinary inventor and businessman. Believing that “Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspiration.” He revolutionized the way products were developed

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Zig Ziglar, Reknown Sales and Motivational Expert

Zig Ziglar (November 6, 1926 – November 28, 2012) began his career as a salesman. Pitching a variety of products from cookware to insurance the selling was rough, until he started sharing his own messages.

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