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David Barton Gym -

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Give and Take Tees -

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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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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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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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The Christmas Light Company

Decorating houses at Christmas was such a fun job for Jamie Limber that he decided to make it his career.

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Expedition Trips

Ashton Palmer and Kristy Royce met at a youth hostel in Australia. When they discovered they both liked jungle camps, Antarctica and the Amazon, they decided to start a unique travel agency for people who shared their passions.

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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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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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Foursquare

When his friends were laid off, he invented a way to track them down. Hear what inspired Four Square, the location-based social networking phenomenon.

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Liquid Sculpture

This software engineer traded bits & bytes to become a high-speed water photographer. Today his Liquid Sculpture clients include Coca-Cola and the Discovery Channel.

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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.