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Raisin' Cain: Three-time corporate president and CEO makes reaching the top - time and time again - look easy
By Jill L. Cox
You have made career move after career move; sacrifice after sacrifice. Finally, you have reached the pinnacle of success: the coveted executive title. You have power, prestige and prosperity. Would you then deliberately give that all up to start over? You would if you were Herman Cain.
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Income tax to end within few years?
By Jon Dougherty
November 26, 2002 -- At least partially because of the efforts of Cain and AFT, serious tax reform is once again emerging as a core issue among some lawmakers and the Bush administration. Indeed, the Washington Post in October reported that some in the administration have begun to support fundamental tax reform and are eyeing a consumption-tax plan over the current income tax because, they believe, if implemented, a consumption tax would simplify the process and be a boon to economic growth. Full Story

U.S. House of Representatives Ways & Means Subcommittee on Select Revenue Matters
Herman Cain testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Ways & Means Subcommittee on Select Revenue Matters on May 9, 2002 on behalf of the AFFT.
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Social Security Like "Forty Acres And No Mule" For African Americans
Social Security is social "insecurity" and traditional reforms of rasing taxes, reducing benefits and increasing the retirement age will not solve the problem, according to Herman Cain, founder and CEO of T.H.E., Inc. "The situation is made more difficult for African Americans, because of the differences in their life expectancy."
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If we expect to achieve success and happiness, we must realize more than ever before the meaning of the expression, ‘the buck stops here.’ CEO of SELF (Tapestry Press, September, 2001) is more than the story of how Herman Cain took charge of his own success. CEO of SELF is a no nonsense guide for getting the most out of life.
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Integrity Begins with 'I'
I was recently on a panel at Northwood University in West Palm Beach, Florida. One of the students in attendance asked the panel whether it was true that you have to compromise your morals and integrity in order to succeed in today's society. The fact that this young person asked such a question suggests that...
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Making the Most of the Dash
Taking audience with Herman Cain is like sitting in church. With the pitch of a preacher and the message of a master marketer, Cain's baritone voice bellows with the message of dreams and making the most of life - both in business and at home - and reminds all of us that we are in control of our own destinies.
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Chamber Speaker: Empower Workers, Allow 'CEOs of Self'
Save the Frog. That was the message for business and community leaders from motivational speaker and author Herman Cain at the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce's 112th annual meeting Tuesday. Cain described a frog's complacency even as it is dumped in a pot of slowly heating water that will eventually boil it to death.
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Turning Around the Diversity Telescope
This country was founded on diversity. America was regarded as the land of opportunity by our forefathers, and it still stands for freedom - the freedom to succeed through hard work and perseverance. That is why the United States has become a melting pot of cultures, traditions, and dreams. And nowhere is the American Dream better realized than in the restaurant industry, where many people start at entry-level jobs and eventually work their way up to own a restaurant.
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