Ken Motsinger  @ 19/06/2007 08:06:23
Again, a worm thanks to all Cortec employees and congradulations to everyone for another great World Sales Meeting success. I personally appreciate working with everyone. We have a great family at Cortec and I feel extremely honored to be considered a part of the family.
Ken Motsinger

Luis F. Velez  @ 27/04/2007 01:04:31
Dear Boris,

It was great to have met you at Cambridge a couple of weeks ago during 
the leadership seminar. As it is always the case when one travels or 
takes vacation, there are lots of things to do when you go back to the 
office. Nevertheless, I assured myself enough time to read your book 
which I finished last night.

I liked it very much. I think it is an "All you wanted to know about 
entrepreneurship and were afraid to ask". Moreover, I feel it is one 
of the best and more enjoyable management books I ever read. I 
identified myself with what you wrote and did in terms of a clear 
vision, honesty, hard work, hands on, putting people first, customer 
service, focus, execution and good common sense. Thank you for letting 
me have it.

Our offer to have you visit our University is still there. I would 
certainly like to have you tell your story to our students as part of 
our effort to motivate them to go out and start their own business and 
generate jobs, rather than look for a job.


Luis F. Velez

General Manager

Edward G. Navy  @ 01/03/2007 01:03:15

Gretchen  @ 19/01/2007 11:01:16
Anna and Boris,
It was truly an honor and pleasure to be at the award ceremony for Boris last nite. Thank you for the opportunity to share in the magic of your success. I wish you both continued recognition for all of your hard work and effort. I am truly proud of Cortec Corp.
Thank you,

IDS Center  @ 11/01/2007 10:01:41

Greetings from Cambridge  @ 02/01/2007 12:01:35

Letter from Governor Tim Pawlenty  @ 15/12/2006 06:12:39

Jim Guarera  @ 15/12/2006 04:12:43
Dear Boris,

Congratulations on being named as one of nine small business success stories in 2006 by Twin Cities Business publications. I read your article with interest.

First, I live in the White Bear/Mahtomedi area, and I love it. Second, I really enjoyed the button you were wearing in the photograph "I Love Rust". It caught my eye, as that represents the essence of my business.

Jim Guarera

Nicholas Lee  @ 24/11/2006 07:11:53
Dear Boris, It's Nick from Polar in White Bear Lake. Its been a while since we last spoke, You inspired me with your story of how you have become who you are today, and I myself have taken some major steps towards my goals of success in business. I was checking my emails when I decided to check out your web page again and came across this comment page. Not quite sure if you check this or will ever be able to answer back knowing you are very busy. I just wanted to let you know I enjoyed reading your book, and it is an inspiration to all hardworking men with the desire to see a positive change in this world. Thanks again for the opportunity to do business with you. I look forward to the next time we may speak again. I remember you mentioned an office located in my hometown of Pusan, South Korea, and you also speak of your business relations in your book;If you ever need an open-minded Korean/English speaking business associate, contact me. It was a pleasure doing business with you. Enjoy your Holiday season my friend and Take care! Nicholas Lee [email protected]

Brenda Brkusic  @ 07/11/2006 11:11:50

Hello Mr. Miksic,

It was absolutely wonderful to finally speak with you at the Theatre on Thursday. I admire you very much. I appreciate how approachable and helpful you were to me.

I would like to keep in touch with you regarding your career, politics, your story, and so forth as well as discuss with you my film's release on PBS in the future.

May God Bless you for all that you'we done for our people and thank you for taking an interest in me and my film.

Brenda Brkusic


Dr. Christoph Schulz  @ 12/07/2006 01:07:47
Dear Boris,
again, many thanks for your great hospitality! i really enjoyed it and i learned a lot about quality and that it is taken serious in your company and that's what counts and makes good products. i was really impressed by the very good organisation. your company has really the prospects to become one of the top 100 in the world, even though it is already one of the tops in the field of corrosion protection.
i look forward to further prolific cooperation.
many greetings from germany

Dr. Christoph Schulz
University of South-Westfalia, Germany

Lawrence  @ 26/04/2006 12:04:39

Ante Rakic  @ 29/03/2006 11:03:17

Jeff Wagner  @ 29/03/2006 10:03:47

Lynn Lichte, Executive Director, Appleton Boychoir  @ 23/03/2006 06:03:08

Erica Zlomislic  @ 09/12/2005 12:12:22
Hello Mr. Miksic, Much time has passed since we were last in contact. I hope you and your family are well. Many thanks to you and the staff for the package including the DVD and material. It's very nice how the campaign team has kept in touch. It was a pleasure canvassing for you in Ontario. But I am saddened by the lack of voter turnout. Many of us here still have very high hopes for you and if there is anything we can do to help, please let us know. The newspaper The Croatian Chronicle has been a major supporter and I am wondering if Matica magazine has written about you? Please let us know. It may take more time, but you have to eventually be chosen in a major role to shape Croatian politics. Things can't remain as they are. A number of my friends who are former soldiers are extremely upset and feel helpless. People need a wake up call back home and abroad! Many thanks and let me know if you need further assistance abroad. All the best, Erica Zlomislic

Jim  @ 30/11/2005 12:11:35

Mary Ercegovich Maki  @ 21/10/2005 03:10:44
Dear Boris,
A simple thank you hardly expresses my sincere appreciation for your generous efforts to bring the super Zagreb dancers to Duluth, MN, and the Twin Cities. I have been to countless performances in our country and in Croatia. None can compare to this authentic group. Being a true Blooded Croatian I plan my tamburitza music at home and in my car.
May God bless you and your family and once again - "Fala Lijepa"

Mary Ercegovich Maki
Honary trial Board
Member of the Croatian Fraternal Union of America

Lynn M. Petros-Winn  @ 21/10/2005 03:10:17
I wanted to take a moment to thank you for sponsoring the Zagreb Folk Dance Ensemble performance at the Minnesota History Center on Friday evening, October 14, 2005.
I am one of the Ethnic Dance Theatre performers that was in attendance at the performance and I must tell you, it BLEW ME AWAY! What an amazing group of artists! I am truly inspired and can understand your passion & pride for the Croatian heritage the group displayed.
BRAVO for your support of the troupe and thank you so much for sharing them with the rest of us.

Lynn M. Petros-Winn

Elana Pfeifer  @ 17/10/2005 11:10:44

nick  @ 16/08/2005 04:08:39
this man is the meaning, the definition of freedom for croatia. if you believe in the individual strengths of croatia this man is the go to guy. Boris Miksic is the purest form of real compassion for the croatian people. he not only understands the true meaning of being compassionate for the people of his country but he understands the true meaning of being a leader. just think of the possibilities for croatia with this man in control. limitless...

Letter from the House  @ 01/08/2005 09:08:27

[email protected]  @ 25/03/2005 09:03:48
ja sam Mato (mali) Letunic' moji jedo je bio Pero Baljevic. Mama je Stella, Dundo Perica. Dobro te uposnati. Sorry if I spell poorly, I grew up in the states

Deepak  @ 18/03/2005 07:03:49
Mr. Boris, You are a real fighter...A person with a "Never say Die Attitude". I salute you & wish you all the best !

Tomislav Sostaric  @ 17/03/2005 10:03:04

Postavani Gospodin Miksic,

I'd like to thank you for this opportunity to communicate to you in regards to your political aspirations in Croatia, for Croatians and its future.

My reason for this email, is to show my support for your new Croatia. I am a Croatian, born of Croatian parents, born, and brought up in Australia. Though i have been brought up in the Australian culture and its aspirations, my parents always made it known to me that i am Croatian. That is why i care for it's future, and hopefully in the very near future, i too will be able to live in our homeland. I, with my family, have visited Croatia a number of times since 1991, but in the new decade, i have already been to Croatia already 3 times, and plan to be there in the near future. As circumstances have it, my father is buried in Zagreb.

I have completed a undergraduate degree majoring in Chemistry and Physics and a Masters degree in Chemistry , specializing in Solid phase micro-extraction. Since the death of my father 3 years ago, i have been managing the family transport business, LIKA transport, of which i am very proud of.

I feel with my knowledge i have plenty to offer our beautiful homeland. I would be grateful for any advice our opinion that you could offer me, on how to achieve my Australski San!

Thank you for you time and i look forward to hearing from you.

Puno pozdrava i uspjeha,
Tomislav Sostaric.

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American Dream: A Guy From Croatia


American Dream: A Guy From Croatia

"With $37 in our pockets and much apprehension in our hearts, we flew toward our future. We had no time to think what lay ahead because the future conies to soon anyhow."

American Dream: A Guy From Croatia is the exciting saga of a man who fled his home country with nothing but change in his pockets and built a successful company with determination and guts in America. It's a story of business savvy and risk taking that will arouse the entrepreneurial spirit in every reader.

"When he arrived in the United States, Boris Miksic brought along energy, intelligence and determination. But also a dream. He was the Croatian gift to America. Today, as a successful entrepreneur, he is the American gift to Croatia."

— Governor Rudy Perpich

Movie: When the Dead Vote


When the Dead Vote, Filmmind & Capistrano in cooperation with PBS

Movie: How to Kill Miksic


How to kill Miksic, spaghetti western movie by Z Television

Around the World by Private Jet


Our around the World Expedition by the National Geographic Society

Galapagos Islands


Our Galapagos Expedition by National Geography Society

Plaćeno vlastitim sredstvima Borisa Mikšića