Mary Kay Ash : ‘Success after 40’ Series

Mary Kay Ash Mary Kay Ash was at a very young age when her father became ill, so her mum had to work extremely long hours and this required Mary Kay Ash learning to cook and fend for herself from as young as 7. What Mary Kay Ash didn’t realise was that the...

Colonel Sanders : ‘Success after 40’ Series

Colonel Sanders The 1974 autobiography of Harland Sanders (aka Colonel Saunders) listed him as having been a sixth-grade dropout a farm hand an army mule-tender a locomotive fireman a railroad worker an aspiring lawyer an insurance salesman ferryboat entrepreneur a...

Henry Ford : ‘Success after 40’ Series

Henry Ford The first clue to his talent was when his father gifted him with a watch at the age of 17. All who knew him were astonished at how quickly he was able to dismantle and reassemble the watch – giving an idea of his Engineering inclination. Many were so...

Vera Wang : ‘Success after 40’ Series

The Vera Wang story How many times have you felt the need to let go of your most heart-pounding goal to settle for what life offers…As we celebrate the beginning of Spring, I thought it would be a great time to revisit stories of people who never gave up on their...