Eiichiro Oda began his manga career at the age of 17, when his one-shot cowboy manga Wanted! won second place in the coveted Tezuka manga awards. Oda went on to work as an assistant to some of the biggest manga artists in the industry, including Nobuhiro Watsuki, before winning the Hop Step Award for new artists. His pirate adventure One Piece, which debuted in Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in 1997, quickly became one of the most popular manga in Japan."Tony Alessandra has a streetwise, college-smart perspective on business, having realized success as a former graduate professor of marketing, Internet entrepreneur, business author, and keynote speaker. He is the author of seventeen books, including Charisma and The Platinum Rule.