Entrepreneurship

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LindaDescano

Linda Descano/Entrepreneurship

Managing Director & Head of Content and Social, Women & Co.

A: Work on your business, not just in your business. When you are surrounded by your own business day in and day out, it's important to take a step back and make sure you are handling ...

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Siiri Morley/Entrepreneurship

Founding Partner, Prosperity Candle

A: Be really clear about what you’re trying to achieve and what your non-negotiables are. You want to have a clear sense of where you’re going, so you can make use ...

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Hayley Barna

Hayley Barna/Entrepreneurship

Co-founder, Birchbox

A: In an early stage business, the most valuable thing you can do is learn. Always know what your top three priorities are and focus your limited resources on making progress ...

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Jeanne

Jeanne Sullivan/Entrepreneurship

Co-founder & General Partner, StarVest Partners

A: I am in the process of doing that “stepping down” now. It is bittersweet as I am a co-founder of our venture firm. With more firepower to go, I long ...

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Julia Hartz

Julia Hartz/Entrepreneurship

President & Co-founder, Eventbrite

A: Take the time and care to pick the right team. Find your weaknesses and then hire into those areas with people you believe in and trust. Give them the responsibility ...

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Alyssa Rapp

Alyssa Rapp/Entrepreneurship

Founder & CEO, Bottlenotes

A: Dogged determination and perseverance are absolutely necessary, although insufficient, for success. The number of times I have had to stare fear right in the eye, acknowledge it, be motivated by ...

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