CONTENTS

From Chicken Soup for the Entrepreneur's Soul

Contents

Introduction

1. IN THEIR OWN WORDS

Against All Odds David Anderson

Hats Off to Serendipity! Sue Ellen Cooper

Chicken Stock Peter Vegso

To Be There for My Kids Cookie Lee

Project X Austin Ligon as told to Terri Duncan

The Accidental Entrepreneur Jim McCann

Turning Tragedy into Triumph Gary Heavin

2. DOLLARS AND SENSE

Cracking the Millionaire Code Mark Victor Hansen

Uncertain Certainty John Assaraf

A Recipe for Success Doris Christopher

Better Than a Lemonade Stand Daryl Bernstein

Life’s a Hobby David Green as told to Gail Kulhavy

Reasoning for the Seasonings Mo Siegel

Let’s Talk Business, Woman-to-Woman Sandra Yancey

Fields of Dreams Drew and Myra Goodman

3. ESCAPING THE BOX

The Shackmeisters Tommy Polk

Ripples Paul J. Krupin

It Started with a Sparkle Tarina Tarantino as told to Terri Duncan

Monster Ideas Jeff Taylor

Look Mom, No Hands! Renee Griffith

Mother Knows Best Adam Ginsberg as told to Ken McKowen

The Cave Collector Stephen Fairchild

4. SUCCESSFUL PARTNERSHIPS

Two Guys, Three Buckets Fred Joyal

The Taste of Success Fred DeLuca

Beer Goggles Mark Silva as told to Banjo Bandolas

Built from Scratch Bernie Marcus and Arthur Blank

From Underdog to Top Dog Carol Gardner as told to Julie Long

Closer Than a Brother Harland Stonecipher

See Reality David Roth

5. IT’S ALL RELATIVE

Following Our Hearts Chris MacAskill

The Bag Lady Triumphant Paula Deen as told to Terri Duncan

For the Love of It Shep and Ian Murray

A Sign of the Times Rachel de Azevedo Coleman

The Wheels on the Bus Go ’Round and ’Round Trent Hemphill and Joel Hemphill Jr. as told to Terri Duncan

The Fair Entrepreneur Janis Dale

Thank You, Mr. Wayne Wing Lam as told to Gina Romanello

6. NEVER GIVE UP

The Successful You Jack Canfield

Pride and Prejudice Assunta Ng

Thirty-Five-Minute Miles Stefan Doering

The Candy Man Can Herman G. Rowland Sr.

A Promise to Keep Amilya Antonetti

The Nose Knows Don Katz

Diving Head First into the Mud Tom Hill

Blueberry Thrills Shelly Hartmann as told to Terri Duncan

No Dream Is Too Big J. Mignonne Wright

7. LISTEN TO YOUR GUT

The Idiot Entrepreneur Theory Bob Young

Moment by Moment Kathy Heasley

The Dancer in All of Us Judi Sheppard Missett

American Dreamin’ Stephanie Chandler

Keep It Simple Marc Allen

Cold Stone Revolution Doug Ducey

Nitty-Gritty Reasons Jim Rohn

The Sweetness of It All Shari Fitzpatrick

8. THE BOTTOM LINE

Finding the Soul of Success Tom Chappell as told to Julie Long

Strive for Excellence Tom Antion

Persistence of Belief Curt Jones with John Paul Penrod

Bee-Alive Madeline Balletta

Counting My Blessings John Paul DeJoria

The Very Best Donald J. Hall Jr.

Who Is Jack Canfield?

Who Is Mark Victor Hansen?

Who Is Dahlynn McKowen?

Who Is John P. Gardner Jr.?

Who Is Elizabeth Gardner?

Who Is Tom Hill?

Who Is Kyle Wilson?

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