Start With A Lemonade Stand

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / November 4, 2013

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. Or so the proverbial goes. And yet, the origins of this phrase had a more poignant and entrepreneurial lesson. Elbert Hubbard in a now famous obituary for dwarf actor Marshall P. Wilder, stated: ”He picked up the lemons that fate had sent him and started a lemonade-stand.’ The lesson is clear. Stare adversity resolutely in the face, and turn it into an opportunity. An…

An Entrepreneur’s Tough Lesson

by / ⠀Startup Advice / November 28, 2012

It’s very common, especially during the current economic recession that we are in, to hear talk about how employees are being laid off and how tough it is to make ends meet after you’ve been laid off. What would an entrepreneur feel that can be comparable to this? Probably rebuilding a company.  During times when businesses are doing well, entrepreneurs are able to generate a living for themselves…

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