Entrepreneurship

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Mia Bauer

Mia Bauer/Entrepreneurship

Founder & Chief Creative Officer, Crumbs Bakeshop

A: Eliminate your ego. There are going to be people who have better ideas than you and you need to listen and you need to be humble. Know when you need ...

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Chrissy Crawford/Entrepreneurship

Founder and CEO, ArtStar, Little Collector by ArtStar

A: I recommend being bootstrapped and listening to your customer before you spend any money. Your customer will let you know what is working and what needs to be reworked. Most ...

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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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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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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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Jane Wurwand/Entrepreneurship

Founder and Owner, Dermalogica

A: Recognize your own intuition. Hear opposition, but always carefully consider the source. Especially in the beginning, you will meet with a lot of naysayers and negativity. Be careful about who ...

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