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Survival of the Fittest

As your business grows, so do the challenges. Meet them with confidence.

This story appears in the December 2004 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Like many entrepreneurs, I prefer selling my products to keeping the books. When I started my business, my dad teased me about hiring a great accountant. I couldn't justify the expense, so I dug into the financial aspects on my own. While working hard to find real solutions, I discovered that as long as I was willing to adapt, I could conquer any challenge.

Every entrepreneur faces a similar situation. As your business grows, you encounter new responsibilities that are beyond your current abilities. Fortunately, we entrepreneurs are a special breed. Our conviction to succeed drives us to achieve what others may see as impossible. We move forward against almost any obstacle, even our personal limitations.

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