TOP TEN ENTREPRENEURS
"JOE IS THE EMBODIMENT OF AUTHENTIC PR AND
MARKETING, WHICH IS MY OWN BIGGEST THEME.
IN ESSENCE, POLISH WAS 'THOUGHT LEADERSHIP'
BEFORE THE TERM HAD EVER BEEN COINED.".
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of living The
Polish says. “He's a gracious, happy,
and conscientious billionaire.”
is creator of
have made more than $500 million
with the Product Launch Formula,
Polish says. “He has revolutionized the
way people sell online.” Jeff Walker
talks about the fundamentals of a
successful product launch strategy in
his interview with Polish and Jackson.
not you’re a
fan of Tony
denying his impact on the business and
personal growth community as a catalyst
for positive change. “If there’s no action,
you haven’t truly decided,” he says. Polish
regards Robbins highly as a strategic advisor
to leaders throughout the world and as a
successful entrepreneur, speaker, a best-
selling author, and also as a philanthropist.
to as “the
Owens is founder of The Dwyer Group,
parent company of the Glass Doctor. In
addition to her current role as executive
chairman of The Dwyer Group, she has
served as chairman of the International
Franchise Association and also went
undercover on the CBS show Undercover
Boss. “Dina Dwyer-Owns lives by a great
code of values, and The Dwyer Group lives
by those values as well,” Polish says. “She
is an all-time great leader, with franchises
located around the world and more than
$800 million in worldwide sales.”
is one of the
marketing and selling, and she is a top
marketing consultant to IT executives.
One of Polish’s favorite aspects of Robins
is that she has consciously forgone the
opportunity to focus her work on large
organizations in favor of supporting
smaller “underdog” organizations, where
scrappiness, creativity and smart strategy
can result in great outcomes. Robin’s
marketing toolkit and resources are
available at www.robinrobins.com.
an expert in
sharp marketer, Polish says. Graziosi
made his first real estate investment as a
teenager and has counseled other investors
through multiple market conditions.
His opinions are often counter-intuitive,
but highly researched and coupled with
thorough analysis and finely honed
instincts, such as his treatise on “Is Renting
Really That Bad?” for Huffington Post.
I am compelled by the inclusions on
Polish’s list of at least a few names I
haven’t considered before. I also love that
coincidentally, 4 of his 10 top picks are
female entrepreneurs. What are your own
reactions to Polish’s inspirational picks?
And who would you add to this list?