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Sell Swell

You can snag the investors, employees and customers you need if you know how to sell.

This story appears in the May 2007 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

When i speak to entrepreneurs, I'm often asked the same question: "How do you raise money?" Most people don't like my answer.

In 1974, I asked my rich dad the same question. I was getting out of the Marine Corps and had decided I would become an entrepreneur. My rich dad answered, "The number-one skill of an entrepreneur is the ability to sell. If you can't sell, you should consider another line of work."

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