Entrepreneurship

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Melissa Meyers

Melissa Meyers/Entrepreneurship

President, Melissa Meyers

A: Hire people who are willing to take some risks and commit the time necessary to a start-up. Be clear about expectations up-front, especially in terms of hours and responsibilities. Hire ...

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Clare Winterton

Clare Winterton/Entrepreneurship

Executive Director, International Museum of Women

A: My nonprofit is in a resurgent start up phase so I feel that I am learning these lessons everyday! In a nonprofit it is crucial to find funders and donors ...

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Tze Chun/Entrepreneurship

Founder, Uprise Art

A: I love the Pearl Buck quote, "All things are possible until they are proved impossible and even the impossible may only be so, as of now." I think of it ...

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Anu Duggal/Entrepreneurship

Founder, Female Founders Fund

A: I recently had an experience with my own company where I made the decision to resign at a point at which there was a great deal of momentum (we had ...

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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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Lauren Maillian Bias/Entrepreneurship

Founder & CEO, LMB Group

A: My best advice for an entrepreneur at any stage is to maximize your resources early on to gain as much traction and credibility as possible before seeking funding. The farther ...

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