Creating a business in the face of adversity and tragedy.
Life is full of challenges. Starting and running a business is no small task. Creating a business when you must overcome extreme personal hardship is even more difficult.
Following are inspirational and instructive stories illustrating how these entrepreneurs found the means to carry on when adversity struck. They transcended themselves to become stronger inside. They refused to fail; failure was not considered an option. Learn to believe in yourself and harness the will and determination you will need to attain your dream.
Out Of The Ashes: Part 1
Cathy Hughes overcame teen motherhood, Jim Crow laws, and massive amounts of debt to turn Radio One into the largest African American owned media corporation.
Narrowly avoiding death in a concentration camp, butcher Sam Solasz created a meat business that does close to $100 million of business a year.
Losing her husband and two brothers, Jill Strahan turned Tastefully Simple into a $100+ million dollar company.
Out Of The Ashes: Part 2
Halfaker and Associates
Losing an arm in Iraq, veteran Dawn Halfaker continued to serve by creating a professional services company with over 170 employees.
Desert Daughter Cosmetics
Rejecting an arranged marriage, Mariam Aborkeek became the first ever female Bedouin business owner.
The Koby Mandell Foundation
Losing their sons in an act of terrorism, Sherri and Seth Mandell created a non-profit helping victims of terror.
- Time: Approx. 30 Min. Ea.
- Number of DVDs: 2
- Each DVD may also be purchased separately: $189.00 Ea.