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Success Magazine is a self-published monthly trade publication. Founded in 1896, the magazine specializes in business articles of interest to entrepreneurs.

Articles from February

Building a Better Pizza Empire: John Schnatter Focused on Quality Ingredients to Build Papa John's, and Quality People to Build One of the Largest Franchises in the World
When John Schnatter first fell in love with pizza (and first obsessed over fresh dough and cheese-to-sauce ratios), he was a 15-year-old kid who had been promoted from dishwasher to pizza maker at Rocky's Sub Pub. Anything is better than washing dishes,...
Charting a New Course: Jake Burton Was Intent on Building a Snowboard Company Even If It Meant Pioneering the Sport. He Did Both
As the early morning sun crests above the snow-covered mountain, Jake Burton adjusts his goggles, checks his bindings and takes a deep breath, looking down on his hometown of Stowe, Vt. The descent below is steep and fraught with peril only the most...
Dollars and Sense; FOX News Anchor Neil Cavuto Faces Financial Struggles and Health Problems with a Level Head and a Positive Outlook
ARE YOU LISTENING? Because Neil Cavuto is talking to you. Yes, you. Really. Tune in to him nearly any day on FOX News Channel (FNC) or FOX Business Network (FBN) and the anchor is delivering today's business news for the layman, omitting acronym-laden...
Empowering Your Family through Communication
Americans face a financial paradox: rocketing bankruptcy and foreclosure rates vs. an economy based on consumer spending. Money--how we spend and save--is a touchy subject, even among those we love most. Our reluctance to talk about money contributes...
Foods That Prevent Cancer: What to Add to Your Grocery List
Our basic premise is: Your body is amazing; you get a do-over; it doesn't take that long, and isn't that hard if you know what to do. [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] In these columns we give you a short course in what to do so it becomes easy for you...
Founding Father Benjamin Franklin: Man of Many Faces
No single word can describe Benjamin Franklin. He was a publisher and author, a scientist and inventor, a civic leader, a diplomat and a signer of the Declaration of Independence. Today, he is remembered for his wit, wisdom and perseverance in the...
Getting Back on the Board: Nothing Could Keep Young Bethany Hamilton from Pursuing Her Passion as a Surfer-Not Even the Fear of Another Shark Attack
Bethany Hamilton never saw it coming. The shark literally came out of the blue. "The water was crystal-clear and calm," she writes in her book, Soul Surfer. "The waves were small and inconsistent, and I was just kind of rolling with them, relaxing...
Getting Things Done: Tips on Using Your Time Productively
David Allen is an international author, productivity expert and founder of the David Allen Company, a management consulting firm. For 20 years, he has developed and implemented productivity-improvement programs for more than a million people at Fortune...
Going Online to Get Fit; Plan Your Health
Is your body the picture of health? If you need a little help on your journey to fitness, the Internet offers several resources. [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] * Before you go out, go online. Many restaurants now offer nutritional information online....
Making It on Your Own: What You Need to Know to Take Control of Your Income
The day I took control of my income was the day I quit my job. Of course, my timing was perfect, as my husband had just gotten laid off the week before. Two missing incomes, one mortgage and a lot of bills. But it pushed us to talk seriously about...
Man with a Plan: Worse Than Broke in His 20s, Dave Ramsey Learned His Money Lessons the Hard Way. Today, the Personal Finance Guru Shares What He Learned with Equal Parts Education and Motivation
Author-radio host Dave Ramsey dispenses advice on personal finance with the fervor of a country preacher and the common sense of Ann Landers. He colorfully pounds home his core mandate--eliminate debt--with a tried-and-true, step-by-step program to...
Money Is Time: Understanding the Inverse Truth about Time and Money
I'm sure you've heard the phrase time is money. Well, money is also time. Understanding this inverse truth is one of the best realizations you can have when it comes to managing your time and money. See, all you have in life is the time. From the...
Muster Confidence and Responsibility: And Master the Cornerstone of Leadership
As I stated last month, I get asked all the time what are some of the greatest things I have ever seen happen as a leader. So I compiled a list of a leader's "greatest things." I need to note this list is subjective and it comes from my own experiences...
Planting Seeds Great of Needs: Despite the Darkness of His Childhood, Denis Waitley Found Joy in Pursuing His Passion and Helping Others Do the Same
Grandma said he "mowed a fine lawn." Those are the clearest words of affirmation Denis Waitley recalls hearing as a young child. It's no wonder then, that every Saturday, Waitley would hop on his bike and ride 20 miles each way to her house. [ILLUSTRATION...
Pushing the Envelope: A Near-Death Experience in His Teens Enabled the Amazing Race's Phil Keoghan to Use Fear for Good
PHIL KEOGHAN IS A RISK TAKER. The seven-time Emmy-winning host and producer of The Amazing Race and best-selling author has explored the deepest underwater caves. He's set a world bungee-jumping record. He even ate dinner atop a volcano--an erupting...
Ramp Up Your Courage: How to Be Red Hot in a Cool Market
There Can't be a person on the planet who remains untouched by the economic stress that unfolded in the past year. This new normal continues to re-create itself daily, and just about the time we think we've got it figured out, something new emerges....
Tell the Truth: Your Time Is What You Make of It
I lied to my husband. I thought I had to. I couldn't bear to tell him the truth. He'd think I was just being selfish. Worse, he'd refuse to do my bidding. I asked him if he could take the kids to a movie on Saturday afternoon. I told him I had work...
The Comeback King: To Inspirational Author, Speaker and Singer Willie Jolley, Every Challenge Is a Valuable Gift, and Every Setback Contains the Makings of a Comeback
A LITTLE OVER 20 YEARS AGO, motivational speaker and author Willie Jolley was an award-winning jazz singer who made his living as a nightclub feature performer. One autumn evening, just after Jolley had delivered two exceptional performances in a row,...
The Global Student Entrepreneur Awards
Like a lot of teens, Milun Tesovic spent countless hours listening to music. But the 16-year-old took his interest a step further, developing a Web site that provides a library of music lyrics. Now 24, Tesovic has the third-largest music site in the...
The Movable Office: Take Your Work with You
You don't have to be in the office to get things done. These gadgets can make your office portable and handy--and boost your overall productivity. DRIVEN The portable Seagate Free Agent Go external hard drive allows you to carry your files photos...
The Power of What Can Be: A Long-Shot Victory by the U.S. Hockey Team in the 1980 Olympics Proved Anything Can Be Possible
No one gave them a chance. As the Olympic torch neared Lake Placid, N.Y., in 1980, signaling the opening of that year's Winter Olympics, newspapers and magazines throughout the world offered predictions on who would win medals in the major sports....
Time Is Money: And Here's How to Save It
The following article written by Stephanie Bernardo is from the September 1985 issue of SUCCESS. "Hey, Jack, got a minute? These words, spoken by a fellow employee, are often a clue to run fast in the opposite direction, according to Dr. Larry...
Time = Money: Discover the Value of Your Time, and Never Waste Another Dollar on Busywork Again
Ticktock. Ticktock. Ticktock. For some, that's what the passage of time sounds like. For others, it goes more like this: Cha-ching. Cha-ching. Cha-ching. The most productive people--from Fortune 500 CEOs to 20-something yuppies--view their time...
Turning Your Knowledge into Power 10 Actions You Can Take Right Now
1 WHAT'S YOUR TIME WORTH? Trent Hamm has a formula to determine the value of your time. Calculate what an hour or a minute of your time is actually worth by following his method. (PAGE 54) 2 WHY YOUR WHY SHOULD BE BIG It's February. You should...
Voice for Victims: John Walsh Emerged from Crushing Grief Vowing That His Son's Murder Would Not Be in Vain
It was every parent's worst nightmare. Nearly three decades have passed, but John Walsh still can't find the words to express the impact of his son's abduction and murder. A successful businessman in Florida, Walsh was building luxury hotels; his...