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The Skills That Make Entrepreneurs Extraordinary

An author finds what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur.

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William Barnett: Beware of VCs Who Claim to Know What’s Next

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Kathryn Shaw: Entrepreneurship Requires Practice, Practice, Practice

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