How I Did It: Tim Litle, Chairman, Litle & Co.
How I Did It: Morgan Lynch, CEO, Logoworks
How I Did It: Bruce Moore, CEO, ARES International Security
How I Did It: Steven Sliwa, CEO and president, The Insitu Group
How I Did It: William Teel, CEO, 1 Source Consulting
How I Did It: The 2006 Inc. 500
Inc.'s popular How I Did It feature, times 11. The leaders of Inc. 500 companies from a breadth of industries talk about their paths to success.
How I Did It: John Stallworth, CEO, Madison Research
An athlete scores again.
How I Did It: Richard Burke, Chairman, Trek Bicycle
Pulling away from the pack.
How I Did It: Bill Thomas, Founder and CEO, Bills Khakis
Rhapsody in beige.
How I Did It: Vickie Stringer, CEO Triple Crown Publications
Redemption doesn't come easy.
How I Did It: Gert Boyle, chairman, Columbia Sportswear
Tougher than the rest.
How I Did It: Steve Sabol, President, NFL Films
With his very first documentary, in 1965, Steve Sabol of NFL Films became the designated mythmaker of pro football. Now the company is a $50 million family operation embedded within a multibillion-dollar business.
How I Did It: Joe Sitt, Thor Equities
Transforming urban shopping, one skeptical town at a time.
How I Did It: Reed Hastings, Netflix
The founder of Netflix on developing a passion brand, and sustaining it as passions change.
How I Did It: Paulette Cole, CEO, ABC Home
Your partner wants to focus on growth. You want to follow a passion more than a strategy. Could you walk away? Paulette Cole recently did that with ABC Home, and she recently made a joyous return.
How I Did It: Sidney Frank, founder, Sidney Frank Importing
"I wanted to be a billionaire," says the man responsible for your Jägermeister headache. At age 85 he stunned the liquor industry by getting his wish.
How I Did It: Paul Frank
Some people say he monkeys around.
How I Did It: Jeffrey Citron
First he disrupted the brokerage business. Now, with Vonage, Jeffrey Citron is changing the game on the phone companies.
How I Did It: Donny Deutsch
As another very confident man said, It ain't bragging if you can do it.
How I Did It: Barbara Kavovit
With great power tools comes great responsibility.