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Joel Friant and his Entrepreneurial Journey up to The Original Habanero Shaker

Joel Friant is a highly successful serial entrepreneur and also credited as speaker, writer, success trainer, and free-market enthusiast. He always keeps his mind ready to help others and make them succeed. As a success trainer, he helped a large majority of people to be exceptional in their professional as well as personal lives. Interestingly, Friant began his entrepreneurial journey by entering real estate industry and focusing on house flipping. He purchased the houses, remodeled it, and sold for good profits. Later, in 1995, he moved to restaurant business by creating Thai inspired fast food network in the United States. Interestingly, it was the first-ever attempt of Thai food in the United States.

In 2003, he returned to real estate industry and ventured into mortgage business for helping his friends and other people to acquire their homes. After making some significant success in the industry as a salesperson, Friant started his own mortgage lending firm. When the financial debacle in 2008 affected a large number of people financially, Friant understood the need of educating people to be successful through thoughtful strategies. He started giving success training to people who are hit by the financial turmoil. Friant created his own success concepts and ensured that his audience is effectively using it. Currently, he writes numerous articles in various publications worldwide.

One of the leading ventures of Joel Friant is none other than The Original Habanero Shaker. It started when he was running the restaurant business as he wanted to give a new level of chili pepper taste to the people. During those days, Friant identified that there were no habanero shaker products available in the market. He decided to make it available for the people in the consumable form and introduced under the brand called The Original Habanero Shaker.

The product started selling at some of the prominent departmental stores in Washington and people started rushing for it considering its unique taste and flavor. Interestingly, the habanero has some special health benefits. It contains a significant percentage of capsaicin, an agent that can trigger the human brain to produce endorphins, a natural painkiller generated by the human body. Interestingly, the pepper is known as one of the hottest peppers in the world.

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Marc Sparks: Serial Entrepreneur And Philanthropist

Marc Sparks is a businessman and venture capitalist that lives and works in the Dallas, Texas area. He is known as a serial entrepreneur because he has been involved in more than 65 companies, many of them he founded himself. One of the things that makes Marc Sparks unique is that he was barely able to maintain a ‘C’ average in high school, yet he has gone on to become a multimillionaire. He is living proof that there is more to being successful in business and in life in general than academic success. After barely having the grades to graduate high school and without a college education,n Marc Sparks has gone on to do great things. Learn more:


Part of the reason Marc Sparks’ has done so well in business is his ‘can-do’ attitude. Sparks is always willing to try his best and acquire the necessary skills to overcome any challenge he faces in starting or building a business. Another reason Marc Sparks has been able to do well is his faith in God. He says that the Creator has helped him to handle the many struggles he has faced on the journey to developing his companies. Sparks says there were a number of times he felt so low he did not know how he would be able to go on. But through faith he got the strength and was able to make his way. Learn more:


Marc Sparks’ experiences have made him sensitive to the needs of others. Since the 1980s he has been supporting a homeless shelter called the Samaritan House. The organization offers food, clothing and shelter for hundreds of people every day. Sparks also helps the Samaritan House to provide educational assistance, healthcare, job training and employment opportunities for the homeless. The Samaritan House recently started a transitional housing program where they help people go from living on the streets to having apartments of their own.


There are many other philanthropic activities with which Marc Sparks is involved. Through his Sparky’s Kids foundation he has provided over a thousand computers for economically disadvantaged youth. He also builds houses with Habitat For Humanity and supports the high magnet program called American Can! Marc Sparks also helps budding entrepreneurs by providing them with financing, office space, mentoring and training in accounting and other skills they need to succeed. Through this program he has been able to help many Texas-based entrepreneurs to succeed.


Recently Marc Sparks published a book called ‘They Can’t Eat You’. In it he outlines the struggles and successes he’s had and what he’s learned from his failures. The goal of the book is to inspire people to pursue their dreams no matter what obstacles may stand in their way. Learn more: