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9 Startup Lessons for any Entrepreneur

A startup company can be a very challenging and yet, rewarding experience. There are different techniques to go about running a start up company that can help the business grow. The important thing to keep in mind is that no entrepreneur is always going to make the right management decisions all the time. Also, there are going to be times when an entrepreneur faces obstacles that are completely out of their control. The best entrepreneurs are the ones that are able to learn from their mistakes and failures and learn from it to continue forward with their knowledge and modified vision. In an article from BusinessInsider.com, it discusses 9 lessons for entrepreneurs who are about to embark on their journey of opening a start up. Some of the entrepreneurs that give advice in the article are Josh Bob, product manager at Trip Advisor and two-time founder-CEO, Kevin Plank, Under Armour CEO, Peter Thiel, PayPal CoFounder, and Anna Tan, The New Savvy Founder.

The following are the 9 start up lesson points that are discussed in the article:
1. Convincing people you’re successful doesn’t make you successful
2. Fast growth is of prime importance
3. You must become self-sufficient
4. Your success depends on who you hire
5. If you choose a business partner, treat it like a marriage
6. Know that you can’t control everything
7. “Don’t bite off more than you can chew”
8. All successful entrepreneurs are marketers
9. “Do what you’d do if you didn’t need the money”

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