Trustworthy Wisdom@Work

A Repository of Wisdom from Trusted Sources

Douglas Southall Freeman - Biographer, Historian, Educator, Businessman

One of the most organized and disciplined people in recorded history, it’s no wonder that success followed him through his daily routine. “To my mind, there is no delight commensurate with that of a good...
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Mary Kay Ash - Founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics

This cosmetics phenomenon used her faith and her unwillingness to give up to create an empire that still thrives after her death. Mary Kay is one of the most recognizable names in cosmetics in America...
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Henry Parsons Crowell - Founder of the Quaker Oats Company

Through all his initial trials to the end of his life, integrity and innovation were always primary in the strategy of the Quaker Oats Company’s founder. “If my life can always be lived so as...
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Booker T. Washington - Founder of Tuskegee Institute

Education and a dedication to biblical principles brought this former slave out of the fields and toward the forefront of history’s greatest business educators. “My life had its beginning in the midst of the most...
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James Cash Penney - Founder of J.C. Penney

From triumph, to defeat, to triumph again, his story is an inspiration for Christian businesspeople in every corner of the market. The name JCPenney or Penney’s is synonymous with retailing in America. Their reputation for...
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Anthony Rossi - Founder of Tropicana

Little could anyone imagine that this skinny Italian kid would eventually introduce a product into the American culture that would become a household name and what many would come to consider a staple in their...
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