As a child, entrepreneurship can be as simple as a lemonade stand on a neighborhood corner, but as an adult, starting your own business involves taking risks, commitment, coordinating every detail, and determination to succeed. Here are five tips from successful women on what an aspiring entrepreneur should be prepared for when starting her own business.
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Know what you're in for - Milk and Honey Shoes co-owner Ilissa Howard advises any entrepreneur to think, plan, and research. Starting her business was an "emotional rollercoaster," she says.
Dive in - "You have to be willing to just dive in head first, no safety net, run a thousand miles an hour, having no idea if there's more road ahead for you," explains Dori Howard, co-owner of Milk and Honey Shoes. She says if being an entrepreneur were easy, everyone would do it, so keep the risks in mind.
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