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By Romanus Wolter

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Usually, when budding entrepreneurs say "I'm open tosuggestions and constructive criticism," they really mean"I'm only open to praise and positive feedback. Pleasekeep your negative comments to yourself!"

Convention teaches us that self-confidence and complete controlare the cornerstones for becoming truly great entrepreneurs. Bythat logic, if you want to achieve your dream, you must know theexact next step to take.

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