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Top 10 List of those I look up to and am impressed by their life and accomplishments.

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  Title Date: 10/31/2012
1
Nelson Mandela

A man that devotes his life to equality for all. A Nobel Peace Prize Winner.

A man who served 27 years in prison for his beliefs. A true fighter for democracy and freedom.


2
Martin Luther King Jr.

A man who gave up his life to advance the civil rights of millions of others. A history changer, an icon, a leader, an activist, a peace maker, a radical, a Nobel Peace Prize Winner. 


3
Steve Jobs

The man who saw a vision and amidst great obstacles, challenges and criticism, brought his vision to life altering the technology landscape.

A pioneer, a visionary, the prodigal entrepreneur, a great reinventor, a legend.

The inventor of all iThings that have changed the lives of billions of people globally.

 


4
Oprah

Recognized by her first name around the world. A self made billionaire coming from a life of poverty and discrimination. A role model to millions of women (and men), a great philanthropist, a woman that has transformed the lives of millions. A dream maker, a revolutionary, the most influential woman of our times.

 

A woman with the Midas Touch.


5
Bill Gates

Another technical genius and amazing entrepreneur. A revolutionary thinker, a generous philanthropist, a business magnate, one of the richest people in the world.

 


6
Barack Obama

The man that showed the world that any dream is possible. The first African American President of the USA.  


7
Mark Zuckerberg

A man that at a very young age changed the way people and businesses communicate --a pioneer of social media. A self made billionaire by age 23. A man that has time to show the world what he is about...how will he spend his billions and what's next?

 


8
Larry Page and Sergey Brin

Equal weight as they are the co-founders of Google. The company that has become a verb. A dictionary addition. A way to find anything you need online. A change in the way research is done. A search engine of all engines.

Self made billionaires before age 40. Sergey especially as he is a fellow immigrant from my home land. 


9
Warren Buffett

A genius businessman and investor and master philanthropist claiming that he will give away 99% of his wealth currently valued at close to $50 Billion. A major influencer in business as well as politics.


10
Mike Bloomberg

A master business man and politician of our times. NYC Mayor and founder of Bloomberg LP. A self made billionaire. A generous philanthropist. A man I admire despite some of his political beliefs.



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