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What Every Entrepreneur Can Learn from Hair Club for Men Three tips to build a business that has staying power and remains relevant through the years.

By Erika Napoletano

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Sy Sperling
Sy Sperling

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In 1976, a twentysomething fella named Sy Sperling found himself treading water in the aftermath of a difficult divorce. A receding hairline and extra weight meant fewer options for him in the dating pool.

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