As a young man, Earvin Magic? Johnson admired his father and other small-town entrepreneurs who created jobs and served as leaders in his Midwestern community. He worked for them, watched them, and his interest in building communities through economic development grew even while his basketball career flourished. His fame as an NBA star gave him access to some of the most successful business leaders in the country. It was Earvin?s own entrepreneurial spirit that inspired them to serve as his mentors.
Creation date: 2015-03-05