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Top 5 High Achievers in Business

This list is made up of people belonging to different backgrounds and culture. Some can boast of having impressive academic records and there are those who did not go through high education. Here is the list of extraordinary people with admirable accomplishments.

Top 5 High Achievers in Business

Bill Gates:

He is the co-founder of Microsoft. His dream of building a software program drove him to Harvard. Today, that software is in use by almost all computers across the globe. Windows is an operating System that is enjoying most popularity along with other Microsoft products. Bill has been among the richest people in the world for more than a decade.

Oprah Winfrey:

Winfrey owes her success to her determination. The Oprah Winfrey Show can be ranked as one of the most successful and longest running show of its kind. She grew up in Mississippi and faced abject poverty. Today, her fortunes run into billions and has been a rich entertainer in the USA.

Warren Buffet:

Buffet is the CEO of “Oracle of Omaha” or Berkshire and Hathaway. On the Forbes, he has changed first position with Bill Gates many times. Bill Gates is his fellow Philanthropist and friend. He showed reluctance towards investing in the tech companies. He owes his success to his strategy of being hold of stocks belonging to strong companies. If Warren made the slightest divestment, it would destabilize Wall Street as well as a selling frenzy.

Indra Nooyi:

Nooyi is an Alumnus of the popular Indian Institute of Management. She took up the position of CEO of Pepsico from Steve Reinemund, in 2006. Previously, she was the CFO of F & B Giant. She went on to restructure Pepsico. She also diversified the restaurant brand to be known as “Yum Foods.” She also acquired Tropicana and Quaker Oats. Upon becoming Pepsico’s CFO and then rising to the CEO position, the profits of the company rose sharply. She has constantly featured on the Forbes whenever the World’s most powerful women are listed.

Lakshmi Nivas Mittal:

Having acquired Arcelor to form the conglomerate, Arcelor Mittal garnered global attention. He is one of the largest producers of steel globally. His wealth is worth billions of dollars, making him appear in the Forbes constantly. He started being involved in steel making at the family level. With time, he established his own venture and gave it an international division. He started with a steel plant based in Indonesia. With time he managed to build one of the largest steel making firms in the world.

Note that the list of top achievers in business keeps changing. New names have been appearing in Forbes and some of the old ones being pushed out. Being ready to strive hard seems to be the secret when it comes to achieving these dreams.