Entrepreneurship

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Marla Malcolm Beck/Entrepreneurship

CEO and co-founder , Bluemercury

A: I recommend that all entrepreneurs really focus on what bootstrapping means.  It means directing your limited resources into the highest revenue, lowest cost area and driving profit immediately.  Many entrepreneurs ...

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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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Heidi Krupp

Heidi Krupp/Entrepreneurship

CEO, Krupp Kommunications

A: DON’T GIVE UP – I started the agency 8k in debt without anyone to be able to ask for money. Find a Mentor –Mentors are the best and I am ...

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Marie Forleo

Marie Forleo/Entrepreneurship

CEO, Marie Forleo International Inc.

A: Hustle, have patience and don’t quit! If you have to take on side gigs to fund your business - DO IT. Focus on long-term success, not a short-term ego trip. ...

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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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Shama Kabani

Shama Hyder/Entrepreneurship

Founder & CEO, The Marketing Zen Group

A: The best advice is to listen to your marketplace. Truly listen to their needs, and then deliver on that. As we were growing, we noticed that we’d consult with clients ...

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