How I Did It

How I Did It: Serial Entrepreneur Richard Heckmann

Buy fearlessly, sell ruthlessly, repeat regularly. How Richard Heckmann takes struggling companies and sells them for billions

How I Did It: Margot Fraser

Margot Fraser, the founder of Birkenstock, USA, recalls 40 years of peace, love, and clunky sandals

How I Did It: Ron Popeil, Ronco

He Slices and Dices, and That's Not All!

How I Did It: Dave McCoy, Mammoth Mountain

From a rope tow to a world-class resort.

How I Did It: Restaurateur Barbara Lynch

Fake it till you make it, then make it big.

How I Did It: Matt Rutledge, Woot

How Matt Rutledge came up with the website, Woot, which sells products in small bursts and prides itself on being absolutely, painfully honest with its customers.