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My Days With Martha

An inside look, plus lessons learned, from an <i>Apprentice</i>

This story appears in the January 2006 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Dawna Stone, just chosen by Martha Stewart to be her apprentice on The Apprentice: Martha Stewart, is the founder and publisher of Her Sportsmagazine, which was recognized as one of the 30 most notable magazine launches of 2004. This interview took place before she was selected to be Stewart's apprentice. To get even more scoop from Stone on the show and her fellow candidates, read our exclusive interview with her that took place after she won.

Last fall, I was fortunate enough to work with the world's first female self-made billionaire as one of 16 candidates on The Apprentice: Martha Stewart. I consider Martha one of the greatest female entrepreneurs of our time, and since publishing is her main business, I couldn't think of anyone I'd rather learn from.

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