Entrepreneurship

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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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Alyse Nelson

Alyse Nelson/Entrepreneurship

President & CEO, Vital Voices Global Partnership

A: Networks accelerate women’s empowerment, and I believe this is especially true for women entrepreneurs. Research shows that women entrepreneurs benefit more from early-stage strategic assistance and mentoring, and strong early ...

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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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Rayah Levy/Entrepreneurship

Director & CEO, ArtéQuesta

A: My best advice for an entrepreneur in the early/bootstrapping phase is this: Be clear on your vision and DON’T GIVE UP. No matter how great you KNOW your idea is, ...

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LOREN RIDINGER

Loren Ridinger/Entrepreneurship

Senior Vice President, Market America & Shop.com

A: 1. Hire young, inexpensive, hungry people who are willing to work and are full of energy. 2. Focus on function. Know how you want to get from point A to point ...

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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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