Entrepreneurship

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Stephanie Newby

Stephanie Newby/Entrepreneurship

Managing Director, Golden Seeds

A: My advice is to keep bootstrapping for as long as possible – and at least until you are totally confident that you have the business model nailed, and that you ...

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ELENI

Eleni Gianopulos/Entrepreneurship

President, Eleni's New York

A: 1. Confidence and an “I can do” attitude. When I started my cookie company with an oatmeal raisin cookie, my parents said, "Are you crazy? What makes you think your ...

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Jennifer Yen

Jennifer Yen/Entrepreneurship

Creator & CEO, pur~lisse beauty, LLC

A: Set the standard from the beginning: Watch your cash flow and never be wasteful or frivolous.  It’s never fun to remind people to pay up, but if customers are late ...

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Joanne Wilson

Joanne Solomon Wilson/Entrepreneurship

Blogger & Angel Investor, Gotham Gal

A: My best advice for an entrepreneur in a boot strapping phase or any phase is to think like an entrepreneur. What I mean by that is every penny needs to ...

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Ella Gorgla

Ella Gorgla/Entrepreneurship

Founder, I-ELLA

A: Maximize your bartering opportunities, surround yourself by respected advisors that can “make things happen,” plan…feverishly and in the words of Sir Winston Churchill, “never, never, never give up”.

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Heather Bauer

Heather Bauer/Entrepreneurship

Nutritionist, Author & Founder, Bestowed & Nu-train

A: An entrepreneur needs to be passionate about what they do and believe in the product or knowledge they are offering. If you don’t believe in yourself, nobody else will. Be ...

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