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Magic Moment Veteran business owners share their entrepreneurial turning points.

At times, every entrepreneur feels like a phony. Everything isbusiness as usual on the outside-but on the inside, you can'thelp but wonder "Am I the real thing? Could I wake up to findthis has all disappeared?"

Then comes that moment. Something clicks. You get a huge order,garner some solid press coverage or carry off a successful publicoffering. That feeling of shakiness subsides. You realize you are,in spite of your hidden doubts, a success.

We asked some successful entrepreneurs to share their turningpoints. Some of these moments were as dramatic as a record stockmarket recovery. Some were as quiet as a look of satisfaction on acustomer's face. Some were not moments at all but rather agradual alignment of vision and reality.

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