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How to Stop Making Excuses and Run With Your Business Idea

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This story appears in the March 2013 issue of Start Up.

Introduce yourself to a stranger as an entrepreneur, and invariably that person will start talking to you about how he or she has this million-dollar concept that will change everything. You'll listen politely and eventually respond with something like, "Sounds great, why haven't you pursued it?" And that's when the inevitable "if only" comes out: "If only I had the time/money/manpower/energy/[insert excuse here]."

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