Barbara Corcoran held 22 different jobs before she got fed up with taking orders. So, she decided to be her own boss and started a real estate business called The Corcoran Group.

Even though Corcoran had no experience whatsoever in real estate, she really did not want to work under anyone else's reign.

"I didn't even care what I was going to do for a living," Corcoran tells us. "I just wanted to have my own thing."

To get the business off the ground, Corcoran's boyfriend gave her $1,000 and she had to borrow a real estate license from a "shady attorney." Decades later, Barbara Corcoran would sell The Corcoran Group for $70 million.

Find out how Barbara Corcoran turned a $1,000 investment into a multi-million dollar venture.

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