20 Lessons in Success from Andrew Carnegie

Rags To Riches Series: Andrew Carnegie

Rags To Riches Series: Andrew Carnegie Andrew Carnegie was an American industrialist and founder of Carnegie Steel – a company that produced more ste...

Rags to Riches Series: Oprah Winfrey

Growing up in a poverty stricken family, Oprah Winfrey would wear potato sacks as her family couldn't always afford clothing. Shuffled between family ...
Rags2Riches Series: Ursula Burns

Rags to Riches Series: Ursula Burns

Ursula Burns was raised by a single mother in the Baruch Houses, a New York city housing project. Burns recounts that they grow up very poor and that ...
Rags2Riches Series: Guy Laliberté

Rags to Riches Series: Guy Laliberté

Guy Laliberté was born in Canada in 1959. At a young age, his parents took him to watch the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus, which st...

Rags to Riches Series: George Soros

George Soros was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1930 to a non-observant Jewish Family. When Soros was just 13 years old, Nazi’s began their occupation o...
Rags2Riches Series: Larry Ellison

Rags to Riches Series: Larry Ellison

Larry Ellison was born in New York in 1944 to an unwed Jewish mother. At the age of 9 months old, Ellison contracted pneumonia, at which point his mot...
Rags2Riches Series: Do Won Chang

Rags to Riches Series: Do Won Chang

In 1981, Do Won Chang and his wife, Jin Sook, moved to America from Korea. To support them both, Do Wan was forced to work 3 jobs, as a janitor, a gas...

Rags to Riches Series: Zdenek Bakala

The story of Zdenek Bakala is both dramatic and inspiring. Born in communist Czechoslovakia, Bakala dreamt of making a better life for himself and ful...