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Even the most successful businesses—small, medium, and large alike—went through their share of challenges. To comfort and inspire you, take a look at these 10 businesses success stories, and what you can take away from each—especially when the going is toughest. MaryBeth Hyland started her company Spark Vision to help offices and businesses create and maintain collaborative and inclusive office cultures. Specializing in millennial engagement, Hyland and Spark Vision offer one-time workshops to help offices foster collaboration and connections among workers. A child of abuse, Hyland has faced a lot of challenges to her self-worth and confidence. She uses her survival daily as a way to motivate her to succeed in business, drawing on the experience of her past to connect with the people she works with.
Yet for some strange reason, many people still think you need a degree in marketing and an MBA in order to branch out on your own. Even in — when anybody can make money online — millions of would-be entrepreneurs are deterred by the idea that business success can only be attained with financial clout and a string of qualifications. This is, of course, nonsense and we can prove it; there are countless examples of men and women, young and old, who have overcome poverty, poor education and a complete lack of business experience to succeed. People Magazine. In , Amoruso founded Girlboss Media, a lifestyle website for millennial women. The Diamondback.
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Given the unusual lifestyle of an entrepreneur, and that so many are fueled by the promise of wild riches, it comes as no surprise that many startup founders share inspiring stories about overcoming adversity. He started a computer repair shop before starting Company Folders in Company Folders, Inc. Most major entrepreneurs boast MBAs, or at least a cool Zuckerberg-esque dropout story, but as Martin explains it:. After 9 years. And one drop-out. With a stellar 2.