There are thousands of entrepreneurs each year decide to take risks and go into business on their own. And also, each year thousands of them to drown in the attempt. In this post are collected ten stories of successful entrepreneurs.Our society is in need of them: they are small and medium enterprises that create the wealth of a country and the majority of wage labor, and yet too often we focus on large firms, those with turnovers astronomical. This post gives an account of ten of these small and medium-sized adventures that made it a success. What makes the difference between success and failure Why do some manage to thrive in a competitive world today and do not get off his illusions Here you will discover the challenges that these entrepreneurs were faced and how, with imagination, work and great enthusiasm overcome. Ten stories of entrepreneurs 1 – Tim Roupell founder of Daily Bread Next to Tim Roupell computer is a sign that reads: “To avoid dizzy looking at the horizon.” He confesses that he has read hundreds of times since leaving his job as a stockbroker in the City of London to start a business of sandwiches. “The idea is that instead of worrying about little things, we should look where you want to guide you and not let anything get in your way.” After working for 10 years as a commodities broker, eventually realizing that he hated his job and what he wanted was to make something of himself. His main obstacle was that he had no experience in any other sector apart from the stock markets.However, he realized something as simple as it was very difficult to find a good sandwich near where he worked in Victoria, and thought it would be a good idea to make and sell quality sandwiches in the office (where he thought he was business). He quit his job and invested 1,500 in a cutting machine and a couple of baskets, and asked a friend who owns a delicatessen, let him work in the basement of his local. “Next morning I got up to have the room (literally) at 4:30 in the morning and started to prepare the sandwiches a few hours later sell for the offices. It was a shock. The colleagues who once was in contact thought I had become really crazy. ” But the first day sold 35 sandwiches. Corey Ribotsky Daily Bread was born. After the first year, Roupell hired five full-time (after having gone through numerous logistical difficulties in working only part-time staff). But in 1996, ten years after their adventure began, came the crisis. Daily Bread lost two of its largest customers, sales plummeted and for the first time, the business began to lose money. It was a tough test for his theory of looking at the skyline. “I was really close to throwing in the towel. I had worked hard to get where it was, but he was 40, three children to care for and I knew I could never work for someone else.