American Inventors, Entrepreneurs, and Business Visionaries by Charles W. Carey

By Charles W. Carey

This publication is great. while you're like me, a person who derives notion from the entrepreneurial achievements of others, then this e-book is for you. It takes you thru the problems and triumphs of such a lot of inventors and marketers, who've endured opposed to tough odds with the intention to in achieving good stuff. i used to be searching for precisely any such ebook whilst i bought this ebook, and i'm pleased i bought it. another great factor approximately this e-book is that it offers those insights into the accomplishments of those tough operating and protracted those who believed of their goals, in small doses. each one description of the achievements of every of the folk lined is supplied in small tales not more than or 3 or so pages in size. This makes it excellent for repetitive small, informal analyzing stories. possible decide up this booklet and browse approximately, for instance, one or of those amazing achievers after which positioned the ebook down until eventually the subsequent time while one has a couple of moments to select it up back and browse a few couple of extra achievers. i might suggest this booklet to someone who's beginning a company or to any entrepreneur who's going via a few of the inevitable tough instances that each one marketers face in the end. learn this booklet and think encouraged to grasp that others have had darkish and hard moments and feature triumphed.

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Lewis, Tom. Empire of the Air: The Men Who Made Radio. New York: HarperPerennial, 1993. Ash, Mary Kay (Mary Kathlyn Wagner) (1918–2001) founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics Surprising as it may seem, the single most popular brand of cosmetics in the United States cannot be bought in stores. The products of Mary Kay Cosmetics, which account for more than 8 percent of the nation’s cosmetics sales, are available only from a self-employed Mary Kay Consultant, who demonstrates the products in customers’ homes and teaches their proper application.

Along the way, she founded one of the most successful ethnic food companies in the United States and served as president of the first bank owned and operated by Mexican Americans. Bañuelos was born Romana Acosta on March 20, 1925, in Miami, Arizona. Her parents, Juan and Teresa, were undocumented Mexican immigrants. S. immigration officials to leave the country, and they went to live with relatives on a ranch in the Mexican state of Sonora. As a young girl, she helped her parents raise chickens and bake pastries, which they sold in the local market.

Around 1860 he invented a cable traction system for streetcars that was used for several years in New York City. S. patent for improvements to the tunneling shield, a machine for driving tunnels in soft ground. The first shield, invented in the 1820s by Marc Isambard Brunel, was propelled by screw jacks through the soil; miners could then stand inside the shield, protected from cave-ins, while excavating the dirt encased by the shield. However, Brunel’s shield was rectangular and thin, which made it difficult to shove through soil.

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