Rags to Riches: Billionaire Mark Cuban and Others on Failure Before Success

“Looking backwards many of the saddest times of my life turn out to be the happiest. So, I must be happy now. Yeah, this is gonna be good. Why else would I be crying? --Ally, Ally McBeal “

Yep. I’m a sucker for Rags to Riches stories. So in honor of every really good "down on your luck then you get all your hearts desires" stories, here’s a list of some of my favorite blog posts from around the Web. Enjoy!


Mark Cuban’s Success and Motivation Series


I love how he started a computer software business without any formal training. I’ve met a lot of entrepreneurs myself included who are self-taught.

Gay Hendricks The Big Leap

This book was recommended by my best friend Lauren Harkness owner of Lauren Harkness Handmade Luxury. It’s the reason you’ll hear me saying things like “upper limit” or zone of genius. I have been making some big moves lately as I expand my business and of course making little “upper limit” mistakes along the way like loosing my cell phone a few weekends ago. Because of Gay’s book I know exactly whats going on and how I can calmly and easily step into my next level of bigness.


Christine Comaford on Self Sabatoge and Solutions to Get Back on Track


Love reading that the CEO of a multi-million dollar company has an upper limit problem just like the rest of us.