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May 26, 2006 — It was Chris Gardner’s life, and suddenly one of the biggest movie stars in the world was acting it out. Will Smith was playing Chris Gardner. Watch Bob Brown’s full report on “20/20” tonight at 10 p.m. “He had begun to study me,” Gardner said. “Now, that made me uncomfortable. I […]

Chris Gardner has pursued happiness, from the Glide soup kitchen to the big screen -San Francisco Chronicle Chris Gardner is at the top of his game. Hell, he’s at the top of anybody’s game. Money. Power. Looks. Houses. Cars. A beautiful woman. A closet stuffed with hundreds of custom-made suits. A Rolodex stuffed with thousands […]

Plot Summary for Movie: The Pursuit of Happyness (2006) In 1981, Chris Gardner was a struggling salesman in little needed medical bone density scanners while his wife toiled in double shifts to support the family including their young son, Christopher. In the face of this difficult life, Chris has the desperate inspiration to try for […]

“I have watched with interest, many managers who have had a hard time adapting to the way things have changed over the last couple of decades. They still attempt to manage in that old “command and control” culture. “-Gary Bourgeault

The way business advice is sold today makes it difficult to cull the good from the bad. With refreshing candidness, Bob Sutton shows how to divine diamonds from dust with these guidelines.

With cool technologies and growing business opportunities, these start-ups may one day be eligible for the NW200(The NetWork World 200 List).