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The Age-Old Battle Facing the Young Entrepreneur

The Age-Old Battle Facing the Young Entrepreneur

| November 25, 2012 | 3 Comments

Fighting misconceptions about age is a challenge for all young entrepreneurs. It’s not easy to operate in a business world often populated by people much older than you, let alone to get them to take you seriously. A 60-year-old doesn’t speak the same language as a 20-year-old. They don’t share the same hobbies. They have […]

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Founder’s Syndrome–When to Step Down

Founder’s Syndrome–When to Step Down

| September 14, 2009 | 1 Comment

What is Founder’s Syndrome? Many times founders get intoxicated with their own success and stop seeking feedback and outside perspectives about their leadership.  When a CEO/Founder stops seeking feedback on her effectiveness and overrates her skills and impact, we refer to this as, “blind spots.”   In other words, the leader perceives she is operating at […]

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Knowing All the Right People

Knowing All the Right People

| August 13, 2009 | 8 Comments

By Jennifer Kushell, co-founder YSN.com “Your Success Network” This may sound a bit trite, and it’s certainly cliché, but if your goal is to build a business that’s not only successful, but powerful and impactful, it seriously helps to know the right people. At the helm of your company, your ability to make smart decisions, […]

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