November 20, 2014

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    Unclaimed Baggage

    This entrepreneur helps airlines un-LOAD un-claimed baggage — and makes millions doing it! Hear the story of Unclaimed Baggage.

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    Paperless Post

    They make $10 million a year with virtual products that behave like the real thing. Learn how two siblings struck it rich with digital invitations. The story of Paperless Post.

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    Big Feet PJs

    Valerie Johnson remembered her childhood and feeling cozy and great in her fleece and flannel footie pajamas. She wondered, \”Why shouldn’t adults experience that same wonderful creature comfort?

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    Goodwill Industries

    When his poor worshipers refused charity, this entrepreneurial pastor invented a way to give them jobs – a non-profit organization whose business model pays for itself: Goodwill Industries.

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    Freeline Skates

    Their invention turned skating into an extreme sport. Two guys who pursued their passion to $5 million in sales. It’s the story of Freeline Skates.


Radio Stories

iContact

iContact

In 2002, Ryan Allis and Aaron Houghton were students at the University of North Carolina. Allis specialized in web-marketing consulting, while Houghton did web design and software development. Aaron had just created a software tool for managing email-marketing lists. Ryan tried it and thought it had a lot of potential in his world of web marketing. They decided to combine their talents and make something totally new. The result was iContact.

Scent Event

Scent Events

Neal Harris came up through the ranks in the fragrance business. That gave him a nose for people-pleasing smells. He used experience to form several unique new companies on his own. One is Scent Events. The other is Scentematagraphy.

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Delta Airlines

Did you know that one of the world’s greatest airlines began … as a crop dusting experiment? It’s true! Hear how Bo Weevil gave the world Delta Airlines.

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Blue Man

Here’s an idea: go bald and blue — and turn it into green. Learn how three performance artists became entrepreneurs by franchising their act. The story of the Blue Man Group.

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The Comfort Company

Looking for a suitable gift for her relative whose father had died, Renee Wood wanted something more personal than a flower and a card. Not finding what she wanted, she crafted a teardrop-shaped memorial pendant in Play-Doh® and took it to a silversmith to make into a necklace.

GunPowder

ManCans

Why do candles all have such “girly smells,” 14-year-old Hart Main asked his younger sister, who was selling the candles for a school fundraiser. Main thought why not have smells that guys would like, like fresh cut grass, bacon, sawdust and leather.

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Magic 8 Ball

It’s not every inventor that has a professional psychic for a mother. Believe it or not, that was the inspiration for the classic fortune-telling toy … Magic 8 Ball.

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Skullcandy

Thanks to a snow boarder, music lovers and cell phone users have identical headphones. The solid gold story of Skull Candy.

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unclaimedbaggage

Unclaimed Baggage

Oct 25, 2014

This entrepreneur helps airlines un-LOAD un-claimed baggage — and makes millions doing it! Hear the story of Unclaimed Baggage.

Paperless Post Electronic Cards and Invitations

Paperless Post

Oct 20, 2014

They make $10 million a year with virtual products that behave like the real thing. Learn how two siblings struck it rich with digital invitations. The story of Paperless Post.

goodwill1

Goodwill Industries

Oct 6, 2014

When his poor worshipers refused charity, this entrepreneurial pastor invented a way to give them jobs – a non-profit organization whose business model pays for itself: Goodwill Industries.