Remember that show Who Wants To Be a Millionaire? Of course you do. And who doesn’t want to be a millionaire? Although it’s one thing to be awarded seven figures from Regis Philbin; it’s another to earn it yourself. It’s yet another to do it at a young age. There’s a word for that: Impressive.
These leaders were all able to nurture an idea all the way through to market success. We wanted to find out how they figured out how to make such uncommonly good business decisions, time and again. Their motivations are illuminating. Mike Derheim is addicted to new challenges. Brenton Hayden wants to retire early. Heather Manley unabashedly likes money. Abir Sen doesn’t like to be bored. And Rob and Ryan Weber of NativeX put a high premium on trust. This is a colorful crew, and one gets the impression that they’re just getting started. If track records count, what they do next will be shrewd, savvy and successful. We’ll be watching.
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