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10 Business Experts Who Have Had an Impact on the Economy

For any business person, inspiration is vital. The success of others often helps to push us forward in our own efforts, which in turn boosts the chances of success. Over the decades, we have seen many people – ordinary people – catapulted to fame and fortune as a result of their business prowess. These are people that can provide inspiration to anyone involved in business, including those involved in sales. They have also had a positive impact on the economy in a number of ways.

Seeing how successful these people have become is a great way to benefit from increased motivation and ambition. Remember, these are people that have become self-made billionaires with many once being in difficult financial situation. Some may have even turned to borrowing such as a business line of credit to get them started. They’ve then gone on to become global successes and have helped to boost the economy on a global basis. So, let’s take a look at some of the top global business experts who you can look at to inspire and encourage you.

Inspirational entrepreneurs

These are ten of the most successful business people around the world, and are a source of inspiration for anyone involved in sales and business in general:

  1. Bill Gates: The founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates is now a billionaire and someone that will go down in the annals of business history. His entrepreneurial skills have netted him around $75 billion to date.
  2. Amancio Ortega: Ortega is the man who founded Zara, the clothing and fashion giant. The retailer has become such a success that even royalty like Kate Middleton have shopped there and boosted the popularity of the brand. Ortega is now worth around $76 billion.
  3. Warren Buffet: A world renowned business magnate with his head well and truly screwed on, Buffet has made a fortune over the years. His net worth now stands at around $60 billion and is frequently towards the top of global rich lists.
  4. Carlos Slim Helu: Carlos made his fortune as a result of his involvement in the communications industry. This made him into a very wealthy man indeed, and today his fortune is estimated at close to $50 billion.
  5. Jeff Bezos: Most people have heard of Mr. Bezos, the founder of Amazon. The huge sales success of the Amazon platform catapulted Bezos to fame and fortune. His net worth now stands at roughly $80 billion.
  6. Mark Zuckerberg: Who can imagine a world without Facebook these days? Well, the launch of the social media platform certainly put its founder, Mark Zuckerberg, on the map. He is now a household name around the world and is worth around $55 billion.
  7. Larry Ellison: Many people of a certain age will remember Oracle. This service was launched by Larry Ellison, who was both the CEO and founder. As a result of his successful venture, he managed to net around $49 billion.
  8. Michael Bloomberg: The CEO of Bloomberg LP, Michael has netted a fortune over the years. As a self made billionaire has amassed a huge amount of wealth as well as global success. His fortune is thought to stand at an estimated $49 billion.
  9. Charles Koch: A multinational corporation with its finger in all sorts of pies, Koch Industries has enjoyed massive success. The CEO of the company is Charles Koch, who has amassed a fortune to the tune of around $42 billion.
  10. David Koch: Not one to be left behind, Charles’s brother David, is also worth an estimated $42 billion. He also gets to enjoy huge success as the Executive Vice President of Koch Industries.

All of these people have had a positive effect on the economy over the years. They have also become a source of inspiration for entrepreneurs around the world.

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