Ben Franklin the diplomat (Part 4 of the Biography)

Ben Franklin was a man of prolific talent. Beyond his inventions and scientific inquiry he sought to be an active member of his community and involved in shaping the future of his home. Starting in his youth with his persona Silence Dogood he commented and reflected upon life in the American colonies and the changes […]

Kirk Kerkorian’s amazing Rags to riches story

The world is full of examples of people who have combated challenges and emerged out victorious. Kirk Kerkorian, the American billionaire and one of the prominent names in the history of Las Vegas is one such example. Today the world knows him to be the multi-billionaire casino mogul who ranked 41st among the list of […]

How to perservere – the Jack Ma Story

Jack Ma is now arguably if not officially, the richest man in China. The founder and owner of the E-commerce giant that is Alibaba has an estimated net worth of about $25 Billion. Apart from Alibaba, which is huge in its own right, Jack Ma has holdings in Alipay (Alibaba’s sister company and basically the […]

If you can dream it, you can do it. Walt Disney.

Discovering your passion early on Dreamers can come from unexpected places. In 1901, a child was born in Chicago. When he was four years old his family moved to Missouri. Even as a young boy, Walt Disney loved to draw. His interest really grew when he was paid to draw the neighborhood doctor’s horse. Continuing […]

Joy Adamson, mother of lions

In 1910, in what was then Austria-Hungary, Friederike Victoria Adamson was born, although she would often go by the name “Joy”. As the daughter of an architect, she grew up with the privilege of being able to learn art and attend school. She didn’t gain fame when she was young, just a passion for science […]

Do the impossible, do like Anthony Robles

Anthony Robles did not begin his life like most other people. He was born on July 20, 1988, with only one leg. The doctors could not determine why this happened, and it was just part of who Anthony was. Since his leg was missing from the hip down, a prosthetic would have been difficult if […]