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Some things - like her pink hair - haven't changed. But how does Limor Friend, founder of Adafruit Industries, stay grounded at the helm of a multi-million dollar company whose sales, year-over-year, recently tripled and whose staff has quadrupled in two years. Our Entrepreneur of 2012 and maker of DIY open source hardware kits shares her secrets (ones that include not straying from her mission and grooming a team it can later promote into leadership positions.)

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