THE Pursuit of Happiness

Hopkins, Michael
August 2000
Inc.;Aug2000, Vol. 22 Issue 11, p72
Focuses on how business executive Paul Eichen pursued his goal to build a good small-business life. Personal and career background; How he started his toy company Rokenbok Toy Co.; Barriers to his goal. INSET: Once more, with feeling.


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