By Polly Dement,Jesse L. White
The seventy tales in Mississippi Entrepreneurscollectively draw cognizance to the tenacious and brave trips of Mississippi women and men who probability fortune and futures to create profitable organisations. so much inform �how they did it� uniquely and of their personal phrases, bringing to lifestyles their entrepreneurial spirits. relatives and previous colleagues choose up the storyline for mythical marketers who've handed on, recalling vividly the features that set them except the contest.
Usually a keenness for construction encouraged those gogetters�whether casting redhot liquid metal into business items (Fred Wile, Meridian); developing constructions (Roy Anderson III, Gulfport; invoice Yates Jr., Philadelphia; and William Yates III, Biloxi); making agricultural items develop ( Janice and Allen Eubanks, Lucedale; and Mike Sanders, Cleveland); supplying and fitting furnishings ( Johnnie Terry, Jackson); utilizing know-how to enhance platforms ( John Palmer and Joel Bomgar, and Toni and invoice Cooley, Jackson; and Billy and Linda Howard, Laurel); increasing nutrition operations (Dr. S. L. Sethi, Jackson; and Don Newcomb, Oxford); or sharing the sheer love of track (Hartley Peavey, Meridian), nutrition (Robert St. John, Hattiesburg), artwork (Erin Hayne and Nuno Gon�alves Ferreira, Jackson), or books (John Evans, Jackson; and Richard Howorth, Oxford). Social and cultural marketers made their marks to boot, together with these fascinated by social justice (Martha Bergmark, Jackson); entry to future health care (Aaron Shirley, Jackson); and public schooling ( Jack Reed, Tupelo). Few if any books have targeted solely in this point of the state�s heritage.
Altogether the tales, followed via seventy black and white pictures, illustrate universal qualities, together with abundant imaginative and prescient, fierce force, willingness to take dangers and alter for a greater method, the facility to innovate, remedy difficulties, and switch good fortune (both sturdy and undesirable) to virtue. almost all these marketers generously percentage the rewards in their labor and ingenuity with their communities.
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Mississippi Entrepreneurs by Polly Dement,Jesse L. White