The less-than-glamorous things they don’t tell you about starting your company

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When you think of “startup,” what comes to mind?

Wild success?

Billionaires like Mark Zuckerberg, Jack Dorsey, Jeff Bezos, and Brian Chesky?

They had it easy, right? A good idea easily converted into a multi-billion dollar enterprise.

Unfortunately, the success of billionaire entrepreneurs has romanticized the view of starting a…

When the excitement of starting your company dies down, what next?

woman presenting in front of a white board with post-its on the board.

Congratulations. You’re launching a new startup.

The excitement is all consuming. You are leading a new organization with a novel idea and an energetic team. You imagine wild success from an irresistible new product that has high demand and delighted customers. You fantasize about a plush bank account.

You share…

Linda Thrasher

Entrepreneur || Fortune 500 Executive

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