Bill Bartmann – From Rags to Riches

Bill Bartmann – An Inspirational Story

Bill Bartmann is the ultimate underdog and overachiever

At the age of 14, Bill Bartmann was homeless, a high-school drop-out and a member of a street gang.  What’s the key lesson Bill Bartmann learned while he was living on the streets?

He learned to read people really well, which is a great skill that he took into the business world.  Bill Bartmann continued to drift until he was 17 but one very important moment changed everything.

What happened?  Watch the interview with Bill Bartmann to find out:


Not only did Bill Bartmann turn himself around, he became one of the leading authorities on entrepreneurship in America.  Here are a couple of the achievements and awards that Bill Bartmann has been recognized for:

* Bill Bartmann was named as “One of the Top 100 Entrepreneurs of the Last 100 Years” by the Kauffman Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership

* Bill Bartmann was awarded the American Academy of Achievement’s “Golden Plate Award for one of the 20th Century’s Most Extraordinary Achievers” – an award previously bestowed upon five U.S. Presidents and three Nobel Prize winners.

Bill Bartmann was not only recognized as one of the leading entrepreneurs, he also started some of the most women and family friendly businesses in the world. In fact, the Working Woman Magazine recognized Bill Bartmann as “One of the Top 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers”.

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Here is the second part of the inspirational video on Bill Bartmann where he reveals his secrets to success.

Today, it is Bill’s personal goal to share his secrets of success with aspiring entrepreneurs and to lift the self-belief and confidence of hundreds of thousands of teenagers.  Bill Bartmann is truly an inspiration.