Episode Summary: Casey Cowell

Casey Cowell, son of a Detroit plumber, played goalie with the sons of Gordie Howe, and won a national title. He took that confidence with him to the University of Chicago, and at 24, turned $200 into a $2.5 billion company called U.S. Robotics, for many years the nation’s biggest designer and manufacturer of modems. Some pro tips: A strong team of dedicated B-players will beat an uncommitted team of All-Stars every time; If you can’t be good, be enthusiastic! Enthusiasm attracts the right people, and self-confidence leads them; You can’t lead out of fear, so when in doubt, act! You cannot inch your way to a revolution.

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