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10 Must Know Rules For Success, FedEx Founder
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https://www.entrepreneur.com/video/276799

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He's the founder, chairman, president and CEO of FedEx. In 2014, Fortune Magazine ranked him 26th among the list of "World's 50 Greatest Leaders." He has an estimated net worth of $3.6 billion.

He's Frederick W. Smith, and here are his top 10 rules for success.
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1. Believe.
He was crippled by bone disease as a small boy but regained his health by age 10.
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2. Be self-effacing.
He had a great interest in flying and became an amateur pilot as a teen.
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3. Have a vision.
In Yale, he wrote a paper for an economics class, outlining overnight delivery service in a computer-information age.
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4. Be willing to take a chance.
He received his bachelor's degree in economics in 1966.
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5. Be a team player.
After graduation, he was commissioned in the U.S. Marine Corps, serving for three years.
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6. Innovate.
He served two tours of duty in Vietnam, flying with pilots on over 200 combat missions.
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7. Think globally.
He founded Federal Express with his $4 million inheritance and raised $91 million in venture capital.
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8. Be prepared.
In the early days of FedEx, he had to go to great lengths to keep the company afloat.
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9. Master your craft.
While CEO of FedEx in 2008, he earned a total compensation of $10,434,589.
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