Last December, my fellow FORBES contributor Robert Reiss, wrote a great piece entitled “The Incredible Story Of Starting The World’s Largest Wine Brand, Barefoot Wines.” The article was essentially a get-to-know two amazing people who launched what is now an iconic brand in a laundry room of a rented farmhouse in the Sonoma County hills.
Being a champion and overcoming strife and obstacles in life to become your best self is never easy, but athletes, parents and citizens of Troy heard what it truly took to be successful from Dr. Kevin Elko.
In 1983, I was asked by my friend Tom Frisina to consider joining Androbot, a new, well-funded personal robot company founded by Nolan Bushnell, founder of Atari. Tom was just made President. (Remember that in 1983 Atari was a hot company.)