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Jesse Itzler Is Fighting Comfort For Charity

Jesse Itzler has a list of accomplishments a mile long: He co-founded the private jet card company Marquis Jet, and engineered the coconut-water craze by partnering with Zico, which they then sold to Coca-Cola. He also owns the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks and is married to Spanx founder Sara Blakely. No one achieves this type of […]

Daymond John and the $750,000 Lesson

In the world of authority marketing and branding, Daymond John sits at the top of the mountain. He’s a near perfect example of both. But Daymond learned some hard lessons along the way. In an article for Business Insider, Richard Feloni shares a story of Daymond losing near $750,000 in the first season of Shark […]

Gwen Stefani on Growing Her Fashion Line and Entrepreneurialism

Fashion design is a second career for many celebrities, and Gwen Stefani turned to fashion as a creative outlet after her music career. Her L.A.M.B. clothing label debuted at New York’s 2005 Fashion Week and has an annual gross income of $90 million. L.A.M.B. is a fashion line by American singer Gwen Stefani, the lead vocalist […]

How Howard Stern Built A Billion Dollar Brand

If there is one thing that you can learn from artists and savvy businessmen, it’s that you can draw inspiration from practically anything, even from the mundane or offbeat. That is, if you keep an open mind. Offensive. Outspoken. Controversial. These are just some of the ideas people often associate with shock jock Howard Stern‘s […]

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Wild Man Richard Simmons

Richard Simmons is an American fitness expert and actor best known for his “Sweatin’ to the Oldies” aerobics series promoting weight loss. Simmons is instantly recognizable and known for being a wild man. He’s smiley, happy and extremely energetic even at 65 years old. Plus, his love for people who have struggled to manage their […]

Former Running Back, Eddie George, Builds Landscape Architecture Business

Eddie George is a former NFL running back who joined the Houston Oilers in 1996 and stayed with the team for seven years, long enough to turn into the Tennessee Oilers and then the Tennessee Titans. He then served for one season with the Dallas Cowboys in 2004 before retiring. After leaving the gridiron behind, […]