Grinding Out $1,000,000 Part I
This is a story that many of us can relate to in one way or the other. Gary grew up in Ferdinand, Illinois. His friend was a little ahead of him and finished a 2 year degree in air conditioning and got a job right away. So Gary did the same. Once he graduated, he took a trip with a different friend of his to Houston. (more…)
Dropout Food Truck Millionaire Part II
Summary of Part I
You need to go back and read Part I. Not only will you see how Joe Woodel turned his life around, but you will see how he financed his business with very little money and a lot of creativity. He gives you a model to pattern. It is not a get rich quick plan, it took a lot of hard work for Joe to put himself in the position he is in now to have great success.
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Dropout Food Truck Millionaire Part I
Tough Start on the Road to a Million Dollars
Today at 38 years old, Joe Woodel and his wife Lauren are on their way to being millionaires with a restaurant and a food truck. Joe grew up in the south, mostly in Tennessee. He would never have been voted most likely to succeed in high school. He was a rebel and hated authority. He just flat did not like anyone telling him what to do, so he dropped out of high school at age 17 and went to work- that was 1994.
Gender-Neutal Approach to Business Success
Gender-Neutral Approach to Business Success: Just Do It
Anything boys can do, girls can do better. As kids, we used to hear that phrase all the time. It seems, however, when it comes to business – to date, at least – that adage may not be quite right. That’s if you buy into the statistics as presented in the recently released 2014 State of Women-Owned Business Report, commissioned by American Express Open.
Lecture Tour Company
Patty had some college courses but did not graduate. She drove a lecture tour bus for fifteen years, starting when she was twenty-two years old. She loved it, but quit to raise a family at thirty-seven. She had a few other jobs, including more time in the offices of a tour company. At fifty-three she found herself unemployed with no money. Her husband’s salary covered the bills but there was not much extra. (more…)