Entrepreneurship

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Lida Orzeck

Lida Orzeck/Entrepreneurship

CEO, Hanky Panky Ltd.

A: Get advice (and encouragement and support) from one or more mentors.

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Sara Holoubek/Entrepreneurship

CEO, Luminary Labs

A: Learn how to make money. Even if your big idea requires more capital than you can generate today, every entrepreneur should know how to make money before raising money. Knowing ...

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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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Rachel Hofstetter/Entrepreneurship

Co-founder, Guesterly

A: Having someone else to bolster—and who can bolster you—is a lifesaver. It might be another entrepreneur at a similar stage, a co-founder, a friend who “gets it,” a coach, or ...

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Amy Abrams/Entrepreneurship

Co-founder, In Good Company

A: Take baby steps. When you are starting a business, there is so much creative energy and excitement. But starting a business is like running a marathon and it takes a ...

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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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