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The Future Isn't What It Used to Be

This story appears in the January 2015 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Men at some time are masters of their fates: The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars But in ourselves, that we are underlings. —William Shakespeare

If December is a month for congratulations, toasts and presents, January is a little more real, reflective and guided by resolution. January represents the future. It’s where the next steps become concrete. Like it or not, we are charged with being a part of what the future is or is not going to be. It’s the time for what I like to call entrepreneurial optimism (EO).

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