Entrepreneurship

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Jan Arnold

Jan Arnold/Entrepreneurship

Co-Founder and Style Director, Creative Nail Design

A: Building a business requires hard work, total commitment, your eyes on the vision and a tenacious belief in your cause.

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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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Nell Merlino/Entrepreneurship

Founder & President, Count Me In for Women's Economic Independence

A: For entrepreneurs just getting started, I offer tips from my book Stepping out of Line: Lessons for Women Who Want it Their Way... in Life, in Love and at Work: 1). Start ...

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Cortney Novogratz

Cortney Novogratz/Entrepreneurship

Co-Founder/Designer, The Novogratz

A: First of all, and most importantly, do what you love. Take calculated risks and grow at the right pace. We still keep our office in our home, which saves us ...

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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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Kira Stokes/Entrepreneurship

Owner & Celebrity Trainer, Kira Stokes Fitness

A: To me, the number one criterion for being an entrepreneur is to have a true passion for your business. If one starts with passion, the rest follows. Early on, you ...

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