About the Author
For the past dozen years Vincent Roazzi has served as the Executive Vice President for Cornerstone, training thousands of sales people while the company underwent great expansion and growth.
Roazzi was honored in 1999 by the National Association of Business Leaders with the "Small Business Leader of the Year" award for "your support and mentoring service to American small business."
The biggest lesson he teaches comes from his own life experience, and from the heart. He almost didn't survive the perils he placed himself in but now he's here to demonstrate by example what it means to truly be successful.
Roazzi has always lived a challenging life. He could have been a victim of growing up in a rough Brooklyn neighborhood. As a car-stealing gang member, he could have been shot by the police or rival gang members - or been arrested. He survived that.
As an adult, he underachieved at Brooklyn College and landed a job in accounting for five years. He went on to help a series of family-owned businesses and then launched his own. Almost twenty years ago he had annual gross revenue in excess of a million dollars. At the time, he thought he had accomplished what he set out to do. But he felt empty. He had made money but something was seriously lacking in his life. That's when his troubles began...(Read More)