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Dick’s Sporting Goods -

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Smule -

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Ernest Holmes Towing -

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Deep River Snacks -

Thursday, January 29, 2015

7-Eleven -

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Weed Eater -

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Fleurville -

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Green Screen Animals -

Thursday, January 1, 2015

CLYNK -

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Birds Eye Frozen Foods -

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Entrepreneur Spotlight: Izze Beverage Co. -

Monday, December 8, 2014

Izze Beverage Company -

Thursday, December 4, 2014

CuteTools -

Thursday, December 4, 2014

NCR Cash Registers -

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

David Barton Gym -

Monday, December 1, 2014

Give and Take Tees -

Monday, December 1, 2014

Dogtopia -

Monday, December 1, 2014

Unclaimed Baggage -

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Paperless Post -

Monday, October 20, 2014

Big Feet PJs -

Monday, October 6, 2014

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    Dick’s Sporting Goods

    His boss called him a “stupid kid.” And with money from his grandma’s cookie jar, he proved him wrong! Learn how an 18-year old turned a $300 gift into a national retail empire. The story of Dicks Sporting Goods.

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    Smule

    At the suggestion of his friend Jeff Smith, Ge Wang, an assistant professor of computer music at Stanford University, created a musical application for Apple’s i-Phone. And it made him a millionaire.

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    Ernest Holmes Towing

    One day, when business school executive John Wiley and his son were driving near Chattanooga TN, their Model T Ford veered to the right, crashed down an embankment and flipped upside down in a creek. They called auto mechanic Ernest Holmes for help.

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    Deep River Snacks

    He’s revolutionizing the snack world with healthy potato chips that are all natural, gluten free, kosher … and …. taste great. Hear the flavor-filled story of Deep River Snacks.

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    7-Eleven

    Ice wasn’t enough – he wanted to sell more. Learn how an innovative employee inspired a Texas ice company to invent the modern convenience store. Hear how 7Eleven went from 8 stores in Dallas to 40,000 around the world.


Radio Stories

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CLYNK

Only a fraction of people take the time to recycle because the process is so clunky. Frank Whittier felt there had to be a simpler way to do it.

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Sambazon

On a trip to Brazil, Ed Nichols and Ryan Black were introduced to the Aca’i berry. They loved its unique flavor and nutritional properties.

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Bright Feet Slippers

When inventor Doug Vick got up in the middle of the night and bumped into the bedpost, he wondered, “How many other people do this every night?”

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Lucky Break Wishbone

Ken Ahroni became frustrated that every year only two people got to make a wish around the Thanksgiving table.

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Super Soaker

Lonnie Johnson, a nuclear engineer, was home tinkering with a jet pump and a refrigerator cooling system nozzle. Suddenly, a powerful spurt of water shot across the room.

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Wikipedia

It’s the encyclopedia of the people, by the people and for the people: 23 million articles – all written for free by readers! But how did it begin? Learn the story of Wikipedia.

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Pinterest

This entrepreneur turned a penchant for collecting … into virtual bulletin boards. Learn how an Iowa childhood inspired the web app Pinterest.

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Give and Take Tees

As a tee-shirt designer for major companies, Shea Mullen pays attention to what people wear. When she spotted a man wearing an authentic “1979 Leukemia Dance-a-thon” shirt, she was intrigued.

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Dick’s Sporting Goods

Feb 26, 2015

His boss called him a “stupid kid.” And with money from his grandma’s cookie jar, he proved him wrong! Learn how an 18-year old turned a $300 gift into a national retail empire. The story of Dicks Sporting Goods.

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Deep River Snacks

Jan 29, 2015

He’s revolutionizing the snack world with healthy potato chips that are all natural, gluten free, kosher … and …. taste great. Hear the flavor-filled story of Deep River Snacks.

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7-Eleven

Jan 28, 2015

Ice wasn’t enough – he wanted to sell more. Learn how an innovative employee inspired a Texas ice company to invent the modern convenience store. Hear how 7Eleven went from 8 stores in Dallas to 40,000 around the world.