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Leslie Hindman

Leslie Hindman

Founder, Leslie Hindman Auctioneers

In 1982, 27-year-old Leslie Hindman founded her eponymous company, Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Now the fifth-leading largest company of its kind in the U.S., the enterprise is experiencing substantial growth. Leslie Hindman Auctioneers has conducted many significant and highly publicized auctions, including memorabilia from historic Comiskey Park and the Schwinn Family Bicycle Collection.

“The main reason I am successful is that I work harder than anyone I’ve ever met. In his bestselling book Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell’s research validates that you must invest approximately 10,000 hours to become a true expert at something, whether it be hockey, playing piano, or anything else.”