On the Right Track
Wondering what the first year of startup is like? Get an insider's view as we follow one entrepreneur's journey.
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While popular culture has a voyeuristic enthusiasm for realityTV, there is something intriguing about possessing unfetteredaccess to someone's experience. For the next year, I'll betracking one man's quest to build a thriving business in itsvery first year. Beginning with this month's introduction toScott Duffy, 33, and his path to starting Self Storage Capital Group,each installment will offer an insider's look into Duffy'slife as an entrepreneur, complete with the ups and downs that pathinvariably includes.
It was a car accident in the fall of 1990-Duffy's junioryear-that forced him to drop out of the University of San Diego.Recovering from two brain hemorrhages and only able to listen tomusic and tapes, this speech communications major was so excited bythe Anthony Robbins program that he sought an internship with thebestselling author and speaker. After impressing the company ininterviews, Duffy landed a job with Robbins Research, traveling andpromoting Robbins' books and workshops.
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