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Entrepreneurial Lessons On Resilience From The World’s Great Minds

Serial entrepreneur and writer/teacher Steve Blank has said he believes many of the great entrepreneurs came from families where there was a lot of adversity.“These are people who grew up in an environment where nothing was the same from day to day, where the only predictable thing was unpredictability.  And somehow, each day, the resilient ones make order out of total chaos, just as most start-up CEOs do each day,” he wrote a few years agoRead more…

Why You Should Make Visualization a Daily Practice

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How to Ask for Your Next Big Raise

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A Short Guide to Strategy for Entrepreneurs

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