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Barbara Corcoran's 8 Lessons for Entrepreneurs

In 1973, Barbara Corcoran took $1,000 and started a real-estate business. She sold the Corcoran Group for $66 million in 2001.

In the early 1990s, about to go out of business amidst a tough real estate market, Barbara Corcoran figured out a way to create consumer interest. She held a "private" sale.