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Facing Fast Growth and Strong Competition

Profile on: Mike and Brian McCoy, co-owner of McCoy’s Building Supplies During the early part of their careers, Mike and Brian McCoy, owners of McCoy’s Building Supplies, applied a simple formula for success: hard work followed by more hard work. This, along with an innovative approach to selling building supplies, allowed the Galveston-based... >Full Story

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From Selling the Good Book to Selling by the Book

Profile on: Doug Hesse, Founder Hesse Financial Advisors If you heard a story about a guy who was selling Bibles door-to-door only to become a Christian once one of his customers finally explained what the Good Book was about, you’d probably think somebody made it up, that it came from a movie or somewhere. Well, in the case of Doug... >Read More

A Banker Who Doesn't Love Money?

Profile on: Paul Lindholm, the owner of Security State Bank, among others. Most people’s mental image of a banker is similar to the group of old, pin-striped cronies on Mary Poppins who urged young Michael Banks to invest his “tuppence” rather than spend it. Fortunately, Paul Lindholm of Fergus Falls, Minnesota does not fit this stereotype...... >Read More

Abundance of Money and Keeping your Head on Straight

Profile on: Lavonne Kruse, determined to be successful. Can you imagine spending the first decade of your life thinking the woman who raised you was your mother, only to discover she was actually your grandmother? Perhaps the only thing that might shock you more would be discovering that your real mother was someone you had grown up believing...... >Read More

Practicing Law in a way that Serves Others

Profile on: Ed and Dorothy Sisam, Partners in their own law firm specializing in employment law. Their goal is to practice law in a way that is ethical, a way that serves others rather than perpetrating the vindictiveness that is often typical of the legal process. Not many people would consider becoming a lawyer in order to fight one. At... >Read More

How to Be Like Amelia Earhart

Don’t allow others to define you Earhart was praised after her Friendship flight, but she didn’t believe her press clippings. She looked for a way to earn that praise, and if she hadn’t, her name ­might have been forgotten a long time ago. Be honest with yourself Earhart wouldn’t allow herself to take credit for what Friendship...... >Read More

Quotes on Success

<<WATCH NOW. LIVE YOUR LIFE WITH PURPOSE. Goals & PurposeTo laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; to leave the world a bit better, whether...... >Read More

What Gives Life Meaning After the First Million?

Profile on: Rob LaMorte, owner of investment consulting company Behavioral Economics, Inc. Becoming a millionaire by age 35 and then retiring pretty much sums up the American dream for many young entrepreneurs. However, what do you do for a second act? And what gives your life meaning once the quest for financial security and personal fulfillment...... >Read More

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